Sporting Digest: Tennis

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LTA SUMMER SATELLITE MASTERS (Ealing) First round (GB unless stated): H Capell (Ger) bt R Ruppenthal (Ger) 6-3 3-6 6-0. Second round: N Gould (GB) bt H Koll (Nor) 6-2 6-2; R Matheson bt M Pennonen (Swe) 6-0 6-2; B Cowan bt C Beecher 6-3 6-3; A Foster bt G Marx (Fr) 2-6 6-3 7-6; Capell bt A Von Hugo (Ger) 6-4 4-6 6-1; A Richardson bt T Spinks 6-1 7-5, S Le Blanc (Can) bt J Hunter 6-4 7-6; N Weal bt G Henderson 6-3 1-6 6-2.

VAUXHALL INDOOR TENNIS TROPHY First round (Men): Repton School 2 Watchorn Alfreton 1; David Lloyd Finchley 3 Oakleigh Park 0. (Women): Long Road Cambridge 3 Boston 0; David Lloyd Finchley 3 Batchwood St Albans 0; Queen's Club 3 BBC 0; Alverstoke Gosport 3 Royal Berkshire 0.

ATP WORLD SERIES TOURNAMENT (Bogota): Final: N Pereira (Ven) bt M Hadad (Col) 6-3 3-6 6-4.

LEADING ATP RANKINGS: 1 P Sampras (US) 4,884pts; 2 M Stich (Ger) 3,272; 3 G Ivanisevic (Cro) 3,170; 4 S Bruguera (Sp) 2,776; 5 S Edberg (Swe) 2,767; 6 T Martin (US) 2,492; 7 B Becker (Ger) 2,374; 8 M Chang (US) 2,364; 9 A Agassi (US) 2,132; 10 A Berasategui (Sp) 2,089; 11 A Medvedev (Ukr) 2,069; 12 Y Kafelnikov (Rus). 1,992; 13 W Ferreira (SA) 1,901; 14 J Courier (US) 1,811; 15 T Muster (Aust) 1,744.

PGA CUP (Palm Beach, Fla) (US first): R Acton and T Smith bt D Jones and R Mann 6 and 4; J Lewis and P Oakley lost to N Job and C Hall 2 and 1; J Roth and R McDougall lost to R Weir and T Maltman 5 and 4; W Chapman and G Bowmann lost to J Harrison and J Higgins 3 and 2.

SOLHIEM CUP TEAMS: Europe: M Walker (capt), H Alfredsson (Swe), L Davies (Eng), L Fairclough (Eng), T Johnson (Eng), L Neumann (Swe), A Nicholas (Eng), C Nilsmark (Swe), D Reid (Sco), A Sorenstam (Swe), P Wright (Sco). Reserve: K Marshall, (Sco). United States: J Carner (capt), D Andrews, B Burton, B Daniel, T Green, B King, M Mallon, D Mochrie, K Robbins, P Sheehan, S Steinhauer. Reserve: M McGann.

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