Sporting Digest: Tennis

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AUSTRALIAN OPEN (Melbourne) (Qualifying event): Men's singles, first round (selected): M Petchey (GB) bt J Salter (Aus) 6-2 4-6 6-0; D Johnson (US) bt N Broad (GB) 6-2 3-6 6-4; A Foster (GB) bt M Draper (Aus) 6-3 6-2.

NEW SOUTH WALES OPEN (Sydney) Men's singles, quarter-finals: P Sampras (US) bt A Krickstein (US) 6-1 6-3; P Korda (Cz Rep) bt D Vacek (Cz Rep) 6-3 6-2; I Lendl (US) bt R Reneberg (US) 7-6 4-6 6-3; T Martin (US) bt N Kulti (Swe) 5-7 6-1 7-6.

Women's singles, second round: L Ferrando (It) bt L Meskhi (Georgia) 3-6 6-1

6-1; M J Fernandez (US) bt A Frazier (US) 6-2 7-6; B Rittner (Ger) bt F Labat (Arg) 6-3 6-0; K Date (Japan) bt S Stafford (US) 1-6 6-2 6-1.

INDONESIAN OPEN (Jakarta) Men's singles, second round: M Chang (US) bt M Charpentier (Arg) 6-3 6-3. Quarter-finals: D Rikl (Cz Rep) bt J-P Fleurian (Fr) 6-2 7-5; M Ruah (Ven) bt K Alami (Mor) 6-3 7-6.

TASMANIAN WOMEN'S OPEN (Hobart, Aus) Quarter-finals: R McQuillan (Aus) bt G Helgeson (US) 7-5 7-6; C Rubin (US) bt S Farina (It) 6-2 5-7 6-2; M Endo (Japan) bt B Reinstadler (Aut) 6-0 6-3; K Boogert (Neth) bt L Golarsa (It) 7-5 6-3.

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