Sporting Digest: Tennis

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ATP MEN'S TOURNAMENT (Cincinnati, Ohio) Quarter-finals: P Sampras (US) bt S Bryan (US) 6-4 6-0; S Edberg (Swe) bt B Gilbert (US) 6-4 6-2; M Chang (US) bt J Stoltenberg (Aus) 7-6 5-7 6-3; A Agassi (US) bt M Stich (Ger) 6-3 6-2. Semi-finals: Chang bt Agassi 7- 5 1-6 7-5; Edberg bt Sampras 6-7 7-5 7-6.

SAN MARINO MEN'S TOURNAMENT Semi- finals: T Muster (Aut) bt D Rikl (Cz Rep) 6-4

6-1; R Furlan (It) bt A Gaudenzi (It) 6-4 3-6 7-6.

VIRGINIA SLIMS WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (Los Angeles) Quarter-finals: G Sabatini (Arg) bt K Po (US) 6-4 6-2; L McNeil (US) bt M Maleeva (Bul) 1-6 7-6 7-5; A Sanchez Vicario (Sp) bt Z Garrison-Jackson (US) 6-3 3-6 6-2; M Navratilova (US) bt A Coetzer (SA) 6-1 6-1. Semi-finals: Sanchez Vicario bt NcNeil 7-5 6-2; Navratilova bt Sabatini 6-1 6-1.

MIDLAND BANK NATIONAL JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP (Nottingham) Singles: Boys 18 and under, first round: B Webber (Cambs) bt N Morgan (Kent) 6-1 6-3; A Moran (Oxford) bt J Bartlett (Devon) 2-6 7-6 6-4; P Jessop (Staffs) bt J Layne (Cambs) 6-2 6-4; C Anders (Lancs) bt M Calvert (Yorks) 7-5 4-6 6-4; J Trotman (Suffolk) bt S Crabtree (Northants) 4-6 7-5 7-2; M Stocks (Norfolk) bt C Bennett (Here and Worcs) 3-6 6-3 6-4; R Clarke (Leics) bt M Ferraro (Surrey) 7-6 7-5; S Pender (Cornwall) bt J Fallis (Essex) 6-4 6- 3; M Woolley (Worcs) bt P Hodson (North Wales) 6-3 6-1; M Powell (Notts) bt N Jones (Here and Worcs) 6-4 6-4; M Ratcliffe (Northumb) bt M Lee (Sussex) 1-6 6-3 8-6; J Cross (Channel Isles) bt M Siviter (Here and Worcs) 7-5 6-2; M Ingham (Lancs) bt A Hughes (Surrey) 6-2 6-3; O Hadden (North of Scot) bt R Watkins (Wilts) 2-6 7-5 6-4; R Harrison (Derbys) bt M Boulding (Yorks) 6-1 6-4; M Coombs (Essex) bt P Dhaliwal (Notts) 7-6 7-6; J Hind (Kent) bt B Johnson (Cheshire) 7-6 7-6; J Fox (Lincs) bt A Miller (Lancs) 6-3 6-2; T Spinks (Norfolk) bt B Haran (Hants and IOW) 6-1 6-3; G Jones (Kent) bt P Thomas (S Wales) 6-2 4-6 6-3; L Milligan (Middx) bt G Darlington (N of Scot) 2-6 6-0 6-1; V Sundaram (Lancs) bt D Webley (Bucks) 6-3

6-0; B O'Connor (Durham and Cleveland) bt P Couch (Herts) 6-4 6-4; B McIver (N of Scot) bt M Gorvin (Avon) 6-3 6-3; J Monk (Sussex) bt E Byatt (Essex) 6-4 6-3; M Wallhead (Lincs) bt S Clark (Warwicks) 6-2 4-6 6-3; A Hill (Cheshire) bt D Oakes (Bucks) 6-4 7-5.

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