Sporting Digest: Tennis

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NEW SOUTH WALES OPEN (Sydney) Men's singles semi-finals: I Lendl (US) bt T Martin (US) 6-4 6-2; P Sampras (US) bt P Korda (Cz Rep) 6-3 6-3. Women's singles quarter-finals: G Sabatini (Arg) bt B Rittner (Ger) 6-1 6-3; K Date (Japan) bt C Martinez (Sp) 6-3 6-0; P Fendick (US) bt L Ferrando (It) 6-3 6-1.

AUSTRALIAN OPEN Qualifying tournament (Melbourne) Men's singles second round (selected): L Burgsmuller (Ger) bt M Petchey (GB) 7-6 6-3; J Sullivan (US) bt A Foster (GB) 6-3 6-3. Women's singles first round: M Javer (GB) bt K Buche (Aut) 6-2 6-7 6-2.

NEW ZEALAND OPEN (Auckland) Second round: J Hlasek (Swit) bt A Volkov (Rus) 6-3

3-6 7-5. Quarter-finals: P McEnroe (US) bt M Ondruska (SA) 2-6 6-3 6-4; T Enqvist (Swe) bt B Steven (NZ) 0-6 6-4 6-4; M Gustafsson (Swe) bt T Carbonell (Sp) 6-1 6-2.

INDONESIAN OPEN (Jakarta) Semi-finals: M Chang (US) bt Y El-Aynaoui (Mor) 6-3 6-3; D Rikl (Cz Rep) bt M Ruah (Ven) 4-6 7-5 6-3.

RIO CHALLENGE (Adelaide) Group A: J Courier (US) bt W Masur (Aus) 6-4 6-4. Group B: S Edberg (Swe) bt G Ivanisevic (Croa) 6-4 6-2.

REMINGTON FAMILY CHAMPIONSHIPS (Eastbourne) Father and son final: P and M Siviter (Stourbridge) bt P and A Bretherton (Bradford) 6-2 6-0. Mother and daughter final: D Hunter and K Hunter-Wishaw (Weybridge) bt J and K Howden (Leeds) 6-3 6-2.

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