Sporting Digest: Tennis

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US OPEN (Flushing Meadow, NY) Men's singles Second round: T Enqvist (Swe) bt H Dreekman (Ger) 7-6 7-6 6-7 7-5; G Pozzi (It) bt A Mansdorf (Isr 4-6 7-5 3-6 7-5 6-3; M Goellner (Ger) bt T Carbonell (Sp) 7-6 3-2 retired; W FERREIRA (SA) bt M Rios (Chile) 6-4 6-2 6-4; A Agassi (US) bt G Forget (Fr) 6-3 7-5 6-7 6-2; S EDBERG (Swe) bt J Tarango (US) 6-2 6-3 6-2; M STICH (Ger) bt S Bryan (US) 6-1 6-4 6-2; T Woodbridge (Aus) bt M Petchey (GB) 6-3 6-2 6-4; M Ondruska (SA) bt C Bergstrom (Swe) 7-6 6-3 6-0; K Novacek (Cz Rep) bt A MEDVEDEV (Ukr) 6-3 6-2 6-2; J Bjorkman (Swe) bt A O'Brien (US) 6-2 6-3 6-4; J Frana (Arg) bt V Spadea (US) 6-4 6-1 0-6 7-5; J Renzenbrink (Ger) bt K Alami (Mor) 6-3 6-4 6-7 6-3; A Gaudenzi (It) bt J COURIER (US) 7-5 6-2 3-6 6-3, R Smith (Baham) bt H Holm (Swe) 6-3 1-6 3-6 6-1 6-2; C Costa (Sp) bt R KRAJICEK (Neth) 4-6 7-6 6-3 1-6 7-6; J Yzaga (Peru) beat D Witt (US) 6-1 6-7 6-4 6-4. Third round: B Black (Zim) bt F Clavet (Sp) 7-5 1-6 3-6 6-1 6-4; C Pioline (Fr) bt R Gilbert (Fr) 2-6 6-3 7-6 6-3.

Men's doubles first round: L Bale (SA) and B Steven (NZ) bt J APELL and J BJORKMAN (Swe) 2-6 7-5 6-3.

Women's singles, second round: M PIERCE (Fr) bt K Studenikova (Slovak) 6-3 2-6 6-4. Third round: E Likhovtseva (Kaz) bt N Medvedeva (Ukr) 7-6 7-6; A Grossman (US) bt M J FERNANDEZ (US) 6-4 6-4; G Fernandez (US) bt Shi-Ting Wang (Tai) 6-3 6-2; A SANCHEZ VICARIO (Sp) bt S Cecchini (It) 6-2 6-1; G SABATINI (Arg) bt I Demongeot (Fr) 6-0 6-2; K Date (Japan) bt L Raymond (US) 6-4 6-2; G Helgeson (US) bt C MARTINEZ (Sp) 3-6 6-4 6-1; L Meskhi (Geor) bt B Rittner (Ger) 4-6 6-3 6-2.

Women's doubles first round: G Fernandez (US) and N Zvereva (Bela) bt E Likhovtseva (Kaz) and E Makarova (Rus) 6-3 6-4; N Bradtke (Aus) and E Reinach (SAf) bt J HETHERINGTON (Can) and S Stafford (US) 4-6 6-1 6-4; A COETZER (SA) and I GORROCHATEGUI (Arg) bt M Lindstrom and M Strandlund (Swe) 6-2 6-3. Second round: K Maleeva (Bul) and R White (US) bt Y Basuki (Indo) and N Miyagi (Japan) 7-6 2-6 6-4.

Mixed Doubles first round: R McQuillan and B MacPherson (Aus) bt E SMYLIE and J FITZGERALAD (Aus) 4-6 6-3 6-4; L NEILAND (Lat) and A OLHOVSKIY (Rus) bt L Golarsa (It) and L Jensen (US) 6-2 6-4.

LTA SUMMER SATELLITE CIRCUIT (Surbiton): Men's semi-finals: A Richardson (GB) bt R Matheson (GB) 6-3 2-6 6-3; N Gould (GB) bt A Von Hugo (Ger) 6-3 7-5.

Women's semi-finals: D Sobotkova (Cz Rep) bt E Bond (GB) 6-4 6-4; R Didats (Hun) bt S Olsen (Den) 6-4 6-4.

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