Sporting Digest: Tennis

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VOLKSWAGEN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS (Telford) Men's singles semi-finals: C Bailey (Norfolk) bt M Maclagan (W Sco) 6-1 6-4; J Bates (Surrey) bt C Beecher (Kent) 6-2 6-3. Final: Bates bt Bailey 6-3 6-3. Doubles final: M Petchey (Essex) and Bates bt A Foster (Staffs) and M Maclagan (W Sco) 7-5 6-7 13-11. Women's singles final: C Wood (Sussex) bt K Cross (Devon) 7-5 6-0. Doubles final: S-A Siddall (Dorset) and M Wainwright (Essex) bt J Durie (Avon) and Wood 6-3 0-6 6-3.

PARIS MEN'S OPEN Singles quarter-finals: G Ivanisevic (Croa) bt P Sampras (US) 7-6 7-5; A Boetsch (Fr) bt B Becker (Ger) 3-6 6-3 7-6. Semi- finals: A Medvedev (Ukr) bt Boetsch 2-6 7-6 (7-3) 7-5; Ivanisevic bt S Edberg (Swe) 4-6 7-6

7-6. Final: Ivanisevic bt Medvedev 6-4 6-2 7-6.

SUL AMERICA MEN'S OPEN (Sao Paulo, Bra) Singles, quarter-finals: J Arrese (Sp) bt F Meligeni (Bra) 5-7 7-5 6-4; C Dosedel (Cz Rep) bt G Schaller (Aut) 6-3 6-4.

BANK OF THE WEST CLASSIC WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (Oakland, Calif) Singles, quarter-finals: L McNeil (US) bt M J Fernandez (US) 4-6 7-5 6-3; Z Garrison-Jackson (US) bt A Grossman (US) 6-4 6-3; L Davenport (US) bt C Kuhlman (US) 7-5 6-2. Semi-finals: M Navratilova (US) bt Davenport 1-6 6-3 7-5; Garrison- Jackson bt McNeil 7-5 6-2.

BELL CHALLENGE WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (Quebec, Can) Quarter-finals: H Kelesi (Can) bt N Zvereva (Bela) 3-6 7-6 6-0; N Tauziat (Fr) bt L Harvey-Wild (US) 6-3 6-3; K Maleeva (Bul) bt A Gavaldon (Mex) 6-2 6-2; P Hy (Can) bt D Graham (US) 6-3 6-1. Semi-finals: Tauziat bt Kelesi 6-1 1-0 ret; Maleeva bt Hy 6-3 6-2. Final: Tauziat bt Maleeva 6-4 6-1.

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