Sporting Digest: Tennis

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PARIS OPEN MEN'S INDOOR TOURNAMENT Third round: M Stich (Ger) bt T Martin (US) 7-6 6-1; B Becker (Ger) bt K Novacek (Cz Rep) 7-6 6-2; M Woodforde (Aus) bt M Gustafsson (Swe) 6-3 4-6 6-3; A Medvedev (Ukr) bt H Leconte (Fr) 7-5 6-7 6-3; P Sampras (US) bt M Rosset (Swit) 7-5 6-3; A Boetsch (Fr) bt J Palmer (US) 6-7 6-3 6-4.

BANK OF THE WEST CLASSIC WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (Oakland, Calif): Second round: I Majoli (Croa) bt A Frazier (US) 6-3 6-4; L McNeil (US) bt R De Los Rios (Par) 6-4 6-1; L Davenport (US) bt G Helgeson (US) 6-7 6-2 6-3; Z Garrison-Jackson (US) bt T Austin (US) 6-0 6-2.

QUEBEC WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT Singles, first round: H Sukova (Cz Rep) bt S Tibbits (Can) 6-2 6-1; N Tauziat (Fr) bt M Drake (Can) 6-4 7-5; L Harvey-Wild (US) bt C Rubin (US) 6-1 7-5; A Galvadon (Mex) bt E DeLone (US) 6-1 7-5.

VOLKSWAGEN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS (Telford) Men's singles, second round: J Bates (Surrey) bt L Milligan (Middlesex) 6-0 6-3; C Bailey (Norfolk) bt A Rouse (Essex) 6-3 6-2; T Henman (Oxon) bt N Adams (Essex) 6-1 6-7 6-1; A Richardson (Lincs) bt N Gould (Avon) 7-5 6-0. Women's singles, quarter-finals: M Wainwright (Essex) bt A Smith (Staffs) 7-5 4-6 6-0; K Cross (Devon) bt L Ahl (Devon) 6-3 6-1; J Durie (Avon) bt C Herbert (Herts) 6-2 6-3; C Wood (Sussex) bt V Lake (Devon) 6-3 6-4.

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