Sporting Digest: Tennis

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CINCINNATI TOURNAMENT Second round: P Sampras (US) bt B Shelton (US) 7-5 6-2; M Stich (Ger) bt A Mansdorf (Isr) 6-2 6- 3; A Medvedev (Ukr) bt W Masur (Aus) 6-3 6- 4; A Agassi (US) bt R Reneberg (US) 6-3 6-2; M Chang (US) bt D Nestor (Can) 6-3 7-6.

SAN MARINO TOURNAMENT First round: T Muster (Aut) bt B Wuyts (Bel) 7-5 6-2. Second round: D Rikl (Cz Rep) bt F Davin (Arg) 6-4 6-3; J-F Altur (Sp) bt G Puentes (Sp) 6-4 6- 2; Y El Aynaoui (Mor) bt C Mezzadri (Swit) 7- 5 6-1; A Gaudenzi (It) bt H Skoff (Aut) 5-7 6-2 7-6; R Furlan (It) bt D Orsanic (Arg) 6-3 6-3.

TRACY AUSTIN continued her comeback by beating Elena Likhovtseva, of Kazakhstan, 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 in the second round of the Virginia Slims tournament in Los Angeles. She will now face Gabriela Sabatini.

LOS ANGELES WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT: M Navratilova (US) bt E Brioukhovets (Ukr) 6-2 6-2; M Pierce (Fr) bt L Smylie (Aus) 6-3 6- 3; A Coetzer (SA) bt R Hiraki (Japan) 7-6 6-4; L McNeil (US) bt T Whitlinger (US) 6-1 6-2; L Davenport (US) bt N Baudone (It) 6-2 6-1; H Kelesi (Can) bt Y Basuki (Indon) 7-6 6-3; A Gavaldon (Mex) bt J Kruger (SA) 6-0 6-2; K Po (US) bt N Dahlman (Fin) 6-4 6-4; R Niedeffer (US) bt A Strnadova (Cz Rep) 6-2 3-6 6-1; T Austin (US) bt E Likhovtseva (Kaz) 4-6 6-3 7-5.

ATP CHALLENGER TOURNAMENT (Segovia, Sp) Second round, selected: Y Kapelnikov (Rus) bt M Petchey (GB) 6-3 6-2.

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