Sporting Digest: Tennis

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AT & T MEN'S CHALLENGE (Atlanta) Second round: A Agassi (US) bt R Reneberg (US) 4-6 6-2 6-4; M Washington (US) bt J Connors (US) 6-4 3-6 6-1. Quarter-finals: T Martin (US) bt M Wilander (Swe) 6-3 7-6; W McGuire (US) bt L Jonsson (Swe) 6-3 6-2.

MADRID MEN'S OPEN Quarter-finals: A Corretja (Sp) bt J Hlasek (Swit) 6-3 6-2; S Bruguera (Sp) bt C Costa (Sp) 3-6 6-2 6-4; J Yzaga (Peru) bt S Edberg (Swe) 6-4 6-2; T Muster (Aut) bt I Lendl (US) 2-6 6-3 6-0.

BMW MEN'S OPEN (Munich) Quarter- finals: M Stich (Ger) bt W Ferreira (SA) 6-4 6-7 7-6; A Chesnokov (Rus) bt D Rikl (Cz Rep) 6-3 7-6; P Korda (Cz Rep) bt M Gustafsson (Swe) 6-4 6-4; B Karbacher (Ger) bt A Mansdorf (Isr) 6-3 7-5.

CITIZEN'S CUP WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (Hamburg) Quarter finals: J Novotna (Cz Rep) bt B Rittner (Ger) 6-2 6-2; A Sanchez (Sp) bt L Meskhi (Geor) 6-2 7-6; S Graf (Ger) bt M Maleeva (Bul) 7-5 3-6 6-0; S Hack (Ger) bt A Huber (Ger) 6-3 6-3.

INDONESIAN WOMEN'S OPEN (Jakarta) Quarter-finals: Wang Shi-Ting (Tai) bt N Miyagi (Japan) 4-6 7-5 6-1; F Labat (Arg) bt D Van Rensburg (SA) 6-2 6-1.

LTA SPRING SATELLITE TOURNAMENT (Ottershaw): Men's quarter-finals: N Bruno (It) bt R Matheson (GB) 7-6 6-3; T Larkham (Aus) bt G Van der Veeren (Bel) 6- 3 6-3; B Cowan (GB) bt M MacLagan (GB) 6- 2 1-6 7-6; P Hand (GB) bt G Carraz (Fr) 6-3 6- 0. Women's singles second round: C Ampuero (Bol) bt F Lishman (GB) 4-6 6-3 7-6; E Gagliardi (It) bt N De Viliers (SA) 6-1 5-7 7-6; C Taylor (GB) bt K Ishida (Japan) 6-3 7-6.

Quarter-finals: L McShea (Aus) bt Ampuero 6-2 4-6 6-4; Gagliardi bt Taylor 6-4 6-2; I Kurta (US) bt M Mair (GB) 6-0 5-7 6-2; S Peters (Aus) bt S Tse (GB) 6-4 6-2.

DAVIS CUP Euro / African Zone Group Two first round (Dublin): Ukraine lead Ireland 2-0 (D Poliakov bt M Farren 6-7 7-5 6-2 6-4; A Rybalko bt E Collins 4-6 6-7 6-2 6-3 8- 6). (Nairobi): Kenya and Latvia level at 1-1; (Lagos): Nigeria lead Senegal 2-0; (Casablanca): Morocco lead Egypt 2-0. (Helsinki): Finland lead Estonia 2-0.

(Sopot): Poland lead Bulgaria 2-0. Asia / Oceania Zone Group One second round (Christchurch): New Zealand and Japan level at 1-1. Group Two final round (Tao Yuan): Taiwan lead Iran 2-0.

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