Sporting Digest: Tennis

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Monica Seles's first match in more than two years, a three-set exhibition with Martina Navratilova, will be at Atlantic City on 29 July. The former world No 1 has not played professionally since 30 April, 1993, when she was stabbed during a match in Hamburg.

GERRY WEBER OPEN (Halle, Ger) Men's singles, quarter-finals: P Haarhuis (Neth) bt Y Kafelnikov (Rus) 6-1 7-6; M Stich (Ger) bt R Reneberg (US) 6-3 6-4; J Eltingh (Neth) bt B Steven (NZ) 6-3 5-7 6-4; M Rosset (Swit) bt J Connors (US) 7-6 6-3.

GRAND PRIX TOURNAMENT (St Polten, Aut) Men's singles, quarter-finals: T Muster (Aut) bt R Gilbert (Fr) 6-2 6-2; S Pescosolido (It) bt G Schaller (Aut) 6-1 7-6; B Ulihrach (Cz Rep) bt C Moya (Sp) 6-3 6-1; S Dosedel (Cz Rep) bt J Burillo (Sp) 6-3 6-7 6-4.

NOTTINGHAM OPEN Men's singles, semi-finals: T Woodbridge (Aus) bt M Woodforde (Aus) 6-3 2-6 6-3; J Frana (Arg) bt B Black (Zim) 7-6 7-5. Doubles semi- finals: P Galbraith (US) and D Visser (SA) bt T Enqvist (Swe) and L Roux (Fr) 6-4 4-6 6-3; L Jensen (US) and M Jensen (US) bt R Leach (US) and J Palmer (US) 6-2 6-4.

DIRECT LINE INSURANCE CHAMPIONSHIPS (Eastbourne) Women's singles, semi- finals: C Rubin (US) bt C Singer (Ger) 6-0 6-0; N Tauziat (Fr) bt N Zvereva (Bela) 6-2 6-4. Doubles, semi-finals: J Novotna (Cz Rep) and A Sanchez Vicario (Sp) bt E Reinach (SA) and A Spirlea (Rom) 7-5 6-0; G Fernandez (US) and N Zvereva (Bela) bt M McGrath (US) and L Neiland (Lat) 3-6 6- 1 6-2.

WIMBLEDON QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT (Roehampton) Men's doubles, third round: S Draper and P Tramacchi (Aus) bt E Erlich (Isr) and F Veglio (Swit) 6- 3 7-6 6-3; J Delgado (GB) and G Henderson (GB) bt R Matuszewski (US) and T Nelson (US) 4-6 6-4 7-6 7-6; D Flach (US) and M Joyce (US) bt G Doyle (Aus) and T Larkham (Aus) 6-7 6-4 6-4 6-1. Women's doubles, third round: K Godridge (Aus) and K Sharpe (Aus) bt E De Lone (US) and N Pratt (Aus) 4-6 6-3 6-4; Y Basting (Neth) and P Kamstra (Neth) bt J Kruger (SA) and P Schwarz-Ritter (Aut) 6-2 7-5.

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