Sporting Digest: Tennis

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HALL OF FAME MEN'S CHAMPIONSHIPS (Newport, Rhode Island) Quarter-finals: M Petchey (GB) bt D Witt (US) 6-4 3-6 6-3; B Black (Zim) bt M Kaplan (US) 6-4 4-1 ret; D Wheaton (US) bt D Prinosil (Ger) 7-6 6-1; T Woodbridge (Aus) bt J Stoltenberg (Aut) 6-3 5-7 7-6.

SWISS MEN'S OPEN (Gstaad) Quarter-finals: Y Kafelnikov (Rus) bt T Muster (Aut) 7-6 3-6 7-6; G Forget (Fr) bt A Boetsch (Fr) 6-3 7-6; S Bruguera (Sp) bt E Sanchez (Sp) 6-3 6-0; A Gaudenzi (It) bt M Rios (Chile) 6-4 3-6 6-3.

SWEDISH MEN'S OPEN (Bastad) Quarter-finals: R Fromberg (Aus) bt J Apell (Swe) 3-6 6-4 6-4; J-P Fleurian (Fr) bt T Carbonell (Sp) 6-2 6-4; B Karbacher (Ger) bt D Orsanic (Arg) 6-3 6-2; H Skoff (Aut) bt A Chesnokov (Rus) 6-4 1-6 6-4.

MERCEDES-BENZ WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (Palermo, It) Quarter-finals: S Dopfer (Aut) bt P Ritter (Aut) 6-3 7-6; I Spirlea (Rom) bt K Studenikova (Slovak) 6-1 6-3; B Schultz (Neth) bt Li Fang (Ch) 6-4 4-6 6-4.

CELLNET PAN-EUROPEAN EAST OF ENGLAND CHAMPIONSHIP (Felixstowe) Men's semi-finals: G Saffery (Berks) bt T Hand (Devon) 6-3 6-3; N Fulwood (Derbys) bt M Wallhead (Lincs) 6-1 5-7 6-1. Women's semi-finals: S Smith (Essex) bt J Boden (Surrey) 6-2 6-3; N Dechy (Fr) bt L Needham (Cambs) 6-2 2-1 ret.

MERCURY MEN'S CHALLENGE (Bristol) Quarter-finals (GB unless stated): R Matheson bt M Meneschincheri (It) 6-4 7-5; A Thoms (Ger) bt N Gould 6-2 6-0; M Knowles (Bah) bt B Larkham (Aus) 6-1 6-2; C Bailey bt T Henman 7-5 6-3.

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