Sporting Digest: Tennis

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US OPEN (Flushing Meadow, NY) Men's singles second round: Y Kafelnikov (Rus) bt M Damm (Cz Rep) 6-3 7-6 7-6; P SAMPRAS (US) bt D Vacek (Cz Rep) 6-3 6-4 6-4. Third round: T MUSTER (Aut) bt T Enqvist (Swe) 6-0 6-4 6-2; S BRUGUERA (Sp) bt M Goellner (Ger) 1-6 6-4 6-2 6-7 6-1; M CHANG (US) bt J Grabb (US) 6-1 4-1 ret; A Agassi (US) bt W Ferreira (SA) 7-5 6-1 7-5; G Pozzi (It) bt M Zoecke (Ger) 2-6 6-4 6-2 6-2; B Karbacher (Ger) bt M ROSSET (Swit) 4-6 6-4 4-6 6-1 6-2; R Reneberg (US) bt R Fromberg (Aus) 2-6 6-1 7-6 6-2; T MARTIN (US) bt P Rafter (Aus) 7-5 6-3 6-7 6-2; M STICH (Ger) bt B Black (Zim) 7-6 6-2 6-1; J Renzenbrink (Ger) bt A Gaudenzi (It) 6-4 6-1 6-3; P SAMPRAS (US) bt R Smith (Bah) 4-6 6-2 6-4 6-3; Y KAFELNIKOV (Rus) bt C Costa (Sp) 6-3 6-4 6-2; K Novacek (Cz Rep) bt T Woodbridge (Aus) 1-6 5-7 7-6 (8-6) 6-2 7-6 (7- 3); J Frana (Arg) bt M Ondruska (SA) 6-3 6-1 6-7 (3-7) 3-6 6-4; J Yzaga (Peru) bt C Pioline (Fr) 1-6 5-7 7-5 6-1 6-4.

Men's doubles, second round: T Nijseen (Neth) and C Suk (Cz Rep) bt M Barnard and B Haygarth (SA) 6-3 6-4; N Kulti and M Larsson (Swe) bt D Johnson and K Thorne (US) 5-7 6-2 6-3; R Bergh (Swe) and M Keil (US) bt W McGuire and J Tarango (US) 7-5 7-6; A O'BRIEN (US) and S STOLLE (Aus) bt E Ferreira (SA) and D Randall (US) 6-1 3-6 6-0; B BLACK (Zim) and J STARK (US) bt D Cahill and J Fitzgerald (Aus) 6-1 6-3; M DAMM and K NOVACEK (Cz Rep) bt A Antonitsch (Aut) and L Wahlgren (Swe) 6-3 7-5; L Bale (SA) and B Steven (NZ) bt R Leach (US) and D Visser (SA) 2-6 6-3 6-4; J ELTINGH and P HAARHUIS (Neth) bt B MacPhie and D Witt (US) 1-6 7-6 7-5.

Women's singles, third round: A COETZER (SA) bt M de Swardt (SA) 6-1 6-3; I Majoli (Croa) bt A Smashnova (Isr) 6-2 6-3; M Endo (Japan) bt L DAVENPORT (US) 6-3 7-6 (7-1); J NOVOTNA (Cz Rep) bt P Hy (Can) 6-1 6-2; M MALEEVA (Bul) bt S Stafford (US) 6-3 7-6; S GRAF (Ger) bt R Bobkova (Cz Rep) 6-2 6-2; M PIERCE (Fr) bt J Wiesner (Aut) 6-2 6-4; Z GARRISON JACKSON (US) bt A Dechaume-Balleret (Fr) 2-6 6-4 7-6. Fourth round: K DATE (Japan) bt L Meskhi (Geo) 6-2 6-7 7-5; G SABATINI (Arg) bt E Likhovtseva (Kaz) 6-2 6-1; A SANCHEZ VICARIO (Sp) bt A Grossman (US) 6-2 6-0.

Women's doubles. second round: N Bradtke (Aus) and E Reinach (SA) bt E Brioukhovets (Rus) and J Husarova (Slovak) 6-1 6-4; G FERNANDEZ (US) and N ZVEREVA (Bela) bt J Byrne (Aus) and J Richardson (NZ) 6-3 6-4; S Farina (It) and G Helgeson (US) bt P Ritter (Aut) and N van Lottum (Fr) 6-3 6-1; P SHRIVER (US) and E SMYLIE (Aus) bt N Feber (Bel) and S Testud (Fr) 6-2 6-2; A COETZER (SA) and I GORROCHATEGUI (Arg) bt E Maniokova (Rus) and L Meskhi (Geo) 7-6 6-4; L GOLARSA (It) and C VIS (Neth) bt M de Swardt and T Price (SA) 7-6 1-6 6-3; L NEILAND (Lat) and G SABATINI (Arg) bt S Collins and B Nagelsen (US) 6-4 6-1; K ADAMS (US) and M BOLLEGRAF (Neth) bt K Nagatsuka and A Sugiyama (Japan) 6-3 6-3; P FENDICK and M McGRATH (US) bt R McQuillan (Aus) and M Oremans (Neth) 6-0 3-6 6-3; E Hakami and D Scott (US) bt S CECCHINI (It) and P TARABINI (Arg) 4-6 6-3 6-4; N ARENDT (US) and K RADFORD (Aus) bt R Jensen (US) and N Koves (Hung) 6-2 6-2.

Mixed doubles, first round: M Pierce (Fr) and M Jensen (US) bt L RAYMOND and R LEACH (US) 6-3 4-6 6-2. Second round: E REINACH (SA) and P GALBRAITH (US) bt N Medvedeva (Ukr) and H-J Davids (Neth) 7-5 7-5; J NOVOTNA (Cz Rep) and T WOODBRIDGE (Aus) bt S Stafford and S Melville (US) 6-2 6-2; G FERNANDEZ (US) and C SUK (Cz Rep) bt K-A Guse (Aus) and M Knowles (Bah) 7-6 7-6; M J Fernandez (US) and S Stolle (Aus) bt L NEILAND (Lat) and A OLHOVSKIY (Rus) 7-5 6-3.

LTA SUMMER SATELLITE CIRCUIT (Surbiton) Men's final: N Gould (GB) bt A Richardson (GB) 7-6 7-5. Doubles final: H Capell and A Von Hugo (Ger) bt J Hunter and N Weal (GB) 6- 3 6-4. Women's final: D Sobotkova (Cz Rep) bt R Vidats (Hung) 7-6 6-4.

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