Sporting Digest: Tennis

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TRACY AUSTIN, who is making a comeback, was given a wild-card entry into next week's Australian Women's Hardcourt Championship.

COLONIAL CLASSIC EXHIBITION TOURNAMENT (Melbourne): Round robin: Group A: T Muster (Aut) bt E Sanchez (Sp) 6-4 6-3; T Woodbridge (Aus) bt B Steven (NZ) 6-3 6-7 6-3. Group B: K Novacek (Cz Rep) bt J Fitzgerald (Aus) 1-6 6-2 6-3; A Volkov (Rus) bt P Cash (Aus) 7-6 6-2. Women's final: R McQuillan (Aus) bt N Provis (Aus) 6-2 3-6 7-5.

AMANDA JANES, the 15-year-old daughter of the 1961 Wimbledon runner-up, Christine Truman, caused the biggest upset of the Midland Bank National 16 and under championships at Telford yesterday by reaching the third round after a 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 victory over Solihull's Clair Lyte.

MIDLAND BANK NATIONAL 16 AND UNDER CHAMPIONSHIPS (Telford): Boys' singles second round: A Parma (Herts) bt P Loose (Dorset) 6-1 7-5; J Layne (Cambs) bt D Kiernan (Durham and Cleveland) 6-0 6-2; W Sawyer (Norfolk) bt N Watts (Wilts) 6-2 6-0; S Amey (Derbys) bt N Crowther (Yorks) 6-2 6-1; J Monk (Sussex) bt N Plappert (Essex) 6-2 6-2; N Rushton (Lancs) bt D Gaterell (Hants and IOW) 3-6 6-2 6-1; S Clark (Warwicks) bt A Kershaw (Dur and Cleve) 6-3 6-4; D Stuk (Lincs) bt A Phillips (Sussex) 7-5 6-3; W Herbert (Middx) bt S Levy (Essex) 6-1 6-2; M Gorvin (Avon) bt P Warren-Tape (Surrey) 7-5 6-3; D Galasso (Kent) bt M Lunn (Avon) 6-4 5-7 6-3; S Pender (Corn) bt A McPherson (Dur and Cleve) 7-6 6-4; I Bates (Hants and IOW) bt C Edmondson (Lancs) 6-2 6-1; A Harbott (Middx) bt D Nzekwu (Middx) 6-2 7-6; B Haran (Hants and IOW) bt C Ingham (Lancs) 6-1 6-0; P Delgado (Berks) bt D Curtis (Ches) 6-1 6-4. Girls' singles second round: F D'Amelio (Beds) w/o R Hutchins (Surrey) scr; T Callow (Middx) bt L Jackson (Lancs) 6-1 6-1; F Lishman (Northumberland) bt S Saunders (Beds) 6-4 6-1; J Choudhury (Cambs) bt Z Slater (Dorset) 6-3 6-2; A Lench (Kent) bt C Aldridge (Hants and IOW) 6-2 6-1; A Tordoff (Kent) bt O Routledge (Cambs) 7-6 6-1; A Janes (Essex) bt C Lyte (Warwicks) 2-6 6-2 6-4; N Benneyworth (Surrey) bt S Lochrie (Essex) 6-4 6-4; R Dunbar (Dorset) bt S-J Jackett (S Wal) 6-2 6-2; L Latimer (Warks) bt N Searle (Norf) 6-3 6-2; J Little (Ches) bt K Smith (Sussex) 6-3 7-6; T Blackburn (Somst) bt J Cunliffe (Dur and Cleve) 6-4 3-6 6-1; R Evans (S Wal) bt S Kirby (N Wal) 6-3 6-4; S Durham (Sussex) bt C Sewell (Yorks) 3-6 6-2 6-4; S Turner (Sussex) bt S Lydon (Somst) 6-1 6-3; J Osman (Sussex) bt R Foster (Lancs) 7-5 3-6 6-4.

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