Sporting Digest: Tennis

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US OPEN (Flushing Meadow, NY) Men's singles, third round: P SAMPRAS (US) bt R Smith (Bah) 4-6 6-2 6-4 6-3; Y KAFELNIKOV (Rus) bt C Costa (Sp) 6-3 6-4 6-2; K Novacek (Cz Rep) bt T Woodbridge (Aus) 1-6 5-7 7-6

6-2 7-6; J Frana (Arg) bt M Ondruska (SA) 6-3

6-1 6-7 3-6 6-4; J Yzaga (Peru) bt C Pioline (Fr) 1-6 5-7 7-5 6-1 6-4; J Bjorkman (Swe) bt S EDBERG (Swe) 6-4 6-4 6-0; B Karbacher (Ger) bt G Pozzi (It) 6-2 4-6 6-3 6-4; A Agassi (US) bt M CHANG (US) 6-1 6-7 6-3 3-6 6-1; T MUSTER (Aut) bt S BRUGUERA (Sp) 6-4 7-6 6-4. Doubles, third round: P McENROE and J PALMER (US) bt L Jensen and M Jensen (US) 6-1 6-2; T NIJSSEN (Neth) and C SUK (Cz Rep) bt R Bergh (Swe) and M Keil (US) 6-7 6-4 6-3; M KNOWLES (Bah) and W FERREIRA (SA) bt K Jones and M Lucena (US) 6-3 4-6 7-6; D ADAMS (Aus) and A OLHOVSKIY (Rus) bt P Annacone and S Cannon (US) 6-1 6-4; N Kulti and M Larsson (Swe) bt B BLACK (Zim) and J STARK (US) 7-5 6-3; J ELTINGH and P HAARHUIS (Neth) bt J-L de Jager and G Stafford (SA) 6-1 6-2.

Women's singles, fourth round: K DATE (Japan) bt L Meskhi (Geo) 6-2 6-7 7-5; G SABATINI (Arg) bt E Likhovtseva (Kaz) 6-2 6-1; A SANCHEZ VICARIO (Sp) bt A Grossman (US)

6-2 6-0; J NOVOTNA (Cz Rep) bt M Maleeva (Bul) 6-0 6-4; G Fernandez (US) bt G Helgeson (US) 6-3 6-4; M PIERCE (Fr) bt I Majoli (Croa)

6-1 6-2; S GRAF (Ger) bt Z GARRISON JACKSON (US) 6-1 6-2; A COETZER (SA) bt M Endo (Japan) 6-3 6-0. M PIERCE (Fr) bt I Majoli (Croa) 6-1 6-2; S GRAF (Ger) bt Z GARRISON JACKSON (US) 6-1 6-2; A COETZER (SA) bt M Endo (Japan) 6-3 6-0. Doubles, third round: P Fendick and M McGrath (US) bt L Golarsa (It) and C Vis (Neth) 6-1 6-4; L DAVENPORT and L RAYMOND (US) bt C Martinez (Sp) and N Medvedeva (Ukr) 6-4 6-3; K Maleeva (Bul) and R White (US) bt P SHRIVER (US) and E SMYLIE (Aus) 6-1 6-4; L NEILAND (Lat) and G SABATINI (Arg) bt A COETZER (SA) and I GORROCHATEGUI (Arg) 6-2 6-1.

Mixed doubles, quarter-finals: J Hetherington (Can) and J de Jager (SA) bt M J Fernandez (US) and S Stolle (Aus) 6-4 6-2; J NOVOTNA (Cz Rep) and T WOODBRIDGE (Aus) bt R McQuillan and D Macpherson (Aus) 6-3

7-5.

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