Sporting Digest: Tennis

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MONTE CARLO MEN'S OPEN Quarter-finals: Y Kafelnikov (Rus) bt D Rikl (Cz Rep) 7-6 6-3; A Medvedev (Ukr) bt J Courier (US) 6-7 7-5 7-6; S Edberg (Swe) bt T Muster (Aut) 6-7 7-6 6-4; S Bruguera (Sp) bt G Ivanisevic (Croa) 6-0 6-3.

KOREAN MEN'S OPEN (Seoul) Singles quarter-finals: J Siemerink (Neth) bt J Morgan (Aus) 6-2 6-4; J Bates (GB) bt C Adams (US) 6-4 7-5. Doubles quarter-finals: S Simian (Fr) and K Thorne (US) bt B Steven (NZ) and S Stolle (Aus) 6-7 6-2 7-6. Semi-finals: K Kinnear (US) and S Lareau (Can) bt J Bates (GB) and A Mronz (Ger) 6-3 3-6 6-4; Simian and Thorne bt J Bjorkman (Swe) and P Rafter (Aus) 6-4 3-6 6-2.

LTA SATELLITE TOURNAMENT (Nottingham) Men's quarter-finals: D Sapsford (GB) bt S Herdoiza (US) 6-2 6-2; J Delgado (GB) bt C Beecher (GB) 7-5 6-3; M Maclagan (GB) bt G Van der Eeren (Bel) 6-4 6-4; N Gould (GB) bt A Richardson (GB) 6-2 6-4. Women's quarter- finals: E Krejcova (Cz Rep) bt I Kurta (US) 6-2 6-1; S Peters (Aus) bt C Taylor (GB) 6-2 6-3; M Schnitzer (Ger) bt E Roubanova (GB) 6-2 7-5; T Karsten (Ger) bt E Gagliardi (Monaco) 7-5 6-1.

WOMEN'S FEDERATION CUP REGIONAL QUALIFYING EVENT (Bad Waltersdorf, Aut) First round play-offs: Great Britain bt Israel 3-0 (J Durie bt S Burstein 6-3 6-2; C Wood bt A Smashnova 6-2 6-1; Durie and Wood bt Burstein and T Obziler 6-2 6-0); Belgium bt Turkey 3-0 (GB meet Belgium in final round).

LA FAMILIA WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (Barcelona) Quarter-finals: A Sanchez Vicario (Sp) bt J Halard (Fr) 6-1 7-5; I Majoli (Croa) bt C Martinez (Sp) 6-4 6-3; M Maleeva (Bul) bt A Grossman (US) 6-0 6-0; S Hack (Ger) bt P Tarabini (Arg) 6-4 6-3.

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