Sporting Digest: Tennis

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LOS ANGELES MEN'S OPEN Quarter-finals: J Stoltenberg (Aus) bt A Agassi (US) 4-6 6-2 6-3; B Becker (Ger) bt K Braasch (Ger) 2-6 7-6 6-2; M Woodforde (Aus) bt J Palmer (US) 6-7 6-3 6-4; R Krajicek (Neth) bt J Apell (Swe) 6-4 7-6. Semi- finals: Becker bt Stoltenberg 6-4 6-4; Woodforde bt Krajicek 6-3 3-6 6-3.

AUSTRIAN MEN'S OPEN (Kitzbuhel) Semi- finals: G Ivanisevic (Croa) bt T Carbonell (Sp 7-6 6-0; F Santoro (Fr) bt T Muster (Aut) 2-6 7-6 7-6. Final: Ivanisevic bt Santoro 6-2 4-6 4-6 6-3 6-2.

CZECH OPEN (Prague) Semi-finals: S Bruguera (Sp) bt A Costa (Sp) 6-1 6-3; A Medvedev (Ukr) bt S Dosedel (Cz Rep) 6-3 6-1. Final: Bruguera bt Medvedev 6-3 6-4.

WTA TOURNAMENT (Carlsbad, Ca) Quarter- finals: S Graf (Ger) bt J Halard (Fr) 6-4 6-7 6-0; A Sanchez Vicario (Sp) bt C Singer (Ger) 6-0 6-1; T Whitlinger-Jones (US) bt L Davenport (US) w/o; C Martinez (Sp) bt J Novotna (Cz Rep) 6-1 6-2. Semi-finals: Sanchez Vicario bt Martinez 6-4 6- 1; Graf bt Whitlinger-Jones 6-3 6-4.

MALAYSIAN SATELLITE CIRCUIT (Kuala Lumpur) Men's doubles final: G Henderson (GB) and D Tomashevich (Uzbek) bt Yoon Yong-il (S Kor) and B Wirawan (Indon) 6-4 4-6 6-3.

US SATELLITE CIRCUIT MASTERS (Columbus, Ohio) Semi-final: M Flanagan (US) bt R Matheson (GB) 6-7 7-6 6-3.

REEBOK TOUR (Newcastle) Men's final: N Fulwood (Derbys) bt L Matthews (Hants) 6-1 7-5. Women's final: S Tse (IOM) bt G Smith (Northumberland) 6-1 6-2.

WORLD TEAM CUP WHEELCHAIR CHAMPIONSHIPS (Nottingham) Women's third place play-off: France bt Britain 3-0 (France names first: O Marx bt C Blackmore 6-0 6-1; A Racineux bt J McMorran 4-6 6-3 7-5; Marx and Racineux bt K Dell and A Broadway-Parkinson 6-2 6-1).

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