Sporting Digest: Tennis

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US HARDCOURT CHAMPIONSHIPS (Indianapolis, Ind) Men's singles, third round: P Sampras (US) bt J Stark (US) 5-7 7-6 6-3; B Becker (Ger) bt A Cherkasov (Rus) 6-4 7-5; L Mattar (Bra) bt A Volkov (Rus) 6-3 4-6 6-1; R Reneberg (US) bt J Yzaga (Peru) 6-7 7-6 6-3. Quarter-final: P Rafter (Aus) bt Sampras 7-6 6-7 7-6.

VOLVO INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT (New Haven, Conneticut) Men's singles, third round: P Korda (Cz Rep) bt M Kaplan (SA) 7-6 6-2; M Woodforde (Aus) bt K Jones (US) 6-0 6-3; S Pescosolido (It) bt M Rosset (Swit) 6-1 7-5; B Black (Zim) bt D Vacek (Cz Rep) 6-3 6-3; A Medvedev (Ukr) bt T Ho (US) 2-6 7-6 6-0; J Svensson (Swe) bt R Krajicek (Neth) 4-6 6-3 6-2; I Lendl (US) bt S Stolle (Aus) 6-2 6-3; A Agassi (US) bt A Mansdorf (Isr) 6-1 6-4.

USTA CHALLENGER (New York) Men's singles, quarter-finals: C Wilkinson (GB) bt A Change (Can) 6-3 6-2; D Flach (US) bt L Paes (Ind) 7-5 5-7 6-1.

CANADIAN WOMEN'S OPEN (Toronto) Singles, third round: A Sanchez Vicario (Sp) bt H Sukova (Cz Rep) 6-1 6-1; J Halard (Fr) bt G Sabatini (Arg) 6-4 4-6 7-6; M J Fernandez (US) bt L Meskhi (Geor) 6-3 6-3; N Tauziat (Fr) bt J Novotna (Cz Rep) 2-6 6-4 6-3; J Capriati (US) bt A Coetzer (SA) 6-0 6-2; A Huber (Ger) bt L McNeil (US) 4-6 6-3 7-6; M Maleeva- Fragniere (Swit) bt K Maleeva (Bul) 6-4 3-6

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MIDLAND BANK NATIONAL JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (Nottingham): Boys' 18 and under singles, semi-finals: T Spinks bt L Milligan 0-6 7-5 3-6 6-2 6-3; J Fox bt M Ingham 6-3 3-6 6-4 7-5. Doubles final: M Coombs and Fox bt J Hind and G Jones 6-4 6- 2. 14 and under singles semi-finals: J Trotman bt I Bates 6-1 7-5; J Monk bt A Barnes 6-4 6-0. Girls' 18 singles, semi-finals: L Jelfs bt Z Mellis 6-7 6-4 6-3; C Taylor bt M Miller 6-4 6-2. 14 singles, semi-finals: F Lishman bt L Reilly 6-2 6-3; A Tordoff bt T Blackburn 6-2 6-0. 14 doubles final: J Osman and S Turner bt T Callow and A Tordoff 1-6 6-4 6-3.

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