Sporting Digest: Tennis

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US MEN'S HARDCOURT CHAMPIONSHIPS (Indianapolis, Ind) Singles, second round: J Arias (US) bt B Gilbert (US) 2-6 6-4 6-4; J Morgan (Aus) bt W Masur (Aus) 6-1 6-4; A Cherkasov (Rus) bt J Tarango (US) 6-4 6-0; T Carbonell (Sp) bt B Steven (NZ) 6-2 4-6 7-6; R Reneberg (US) bt D Rostagno (USA) 6-1 6-4; C Pioline (Fr) bt P Haarhuis (Neth) 7-6 6-4; J Stark (US) bt F Santoro (Fr) 6-3 7-5; W Ferreira (SA) bt C Caratti (It) 6-0 6-1; G Ivanisevic (Croa) bt B Shelton (US) 6-3 6-3; P Rafter (Aus) bt A Chesnokov (Rus) 6-1 6-2; L Mattar (Bra) bt D Wheaton (US) 7-6 2-6 6-2; P Sampras (US) bt T Nelson (US) 6-3 6-4. Third round: J Courier (US) bt Carbonell 6-2 6-1; Rafter bt Ferreira 3-6 6-4 7-5; Pioline bt Morgan 6-4 7-5; Arias bt Ivanisevic 3-6 6-4 6-4.

NEW HAVEN MEN'S INTERNATIONAL (Connecticut) Singles, second round: B Black (Zim) bt M Damm (Cz Rep) 2-6 6-1 7-5; M Woodforde (Aus) bt S Sargsian (Arm) 6-3 6-3; M Rosset (Swit) bt C Woodruff (US) 6-4 3-6 6- 3; A Medvedev (Ukr) bt O Delaitre (Fr) 7-5 6-3; A Agassi (US) bt D Nestor (Can) 6-4 6-4; S Stolle (Aus) bt N Borwick (Aus) 7-6 2-6 6-4; I Lendl (US) bt J Renzenbrink (Ger) 6-7 6-3 6-2; R Krajicek (Neth) bt T Woodbridge (US) 7-6 6-2; K Jones (US) bt G Stafford (US) 6-3 6-3; P Korda (Cz Rep) bt A Olhovskiy (Rus) 6-3 6-4; J Svensson (Swe) bt C van Rensburg (SA) 7-6 7-5; A Mansdorf (Isr) bt Y Kafelnikov (Rus) 6-7 6-1 6-3; D Vacek (Cz Rep) bt S Edberg (Swe) 6-3 6-4; S Pescosolido (It) bt H Holm (Swe) 6-2 7-5; T Ho (US) bt B Barrow (US) 6-3 6-3.

USTA MEN'S CHALLENGER TOURNAMENT (Crotona Park, NY) Selected singles, third round: C Wilkinson (GB) bt K Ullyett (SA) 4-6 6-0 6-2; A Chang (Can) bt C Bailey (GB) 6-2 6-7 6-2; D Flasch (US) bt M Petchey (GB) 7-6 6-4.

CANADIAN WOMEN'S OPEN (Toronto): Singles, second round: A Sanchez Vicario (Sp) bt L Golarsa (It) 7-5 6-2; G Sabatini (Arg) bt L Raymond (US) 7-6 6-2; M J Fernandez (US) bt I Majoli (Croa) 6-3 6-4; H Sukova (Cz Rep) bt A Grossman (US) 6-2 6-1; A Coetzer (SA) bt H Kelesi (Can) 6-2 6-3; N Tauziat (Fr) bt T Austin (US) 6-4 6-1; L McNeil (US) bt G Helgeson (US) 6-3 6-1; L Meskhi (Geor) bt N Zvereva (Bela) 6-4 7-6; J Halard (Fr) bt M Oremans (Neth) 7-6 7-6. Third round: S Graf (Ger) bt N Sawamatsu (Japan) 6-1 6-2.

MIDLAND BANK NATIONAL JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (Nottingham): Boys, 18 and under singles, quarter-finals: L Milligan bt A Osterrieth 6-2 6-1; M Ingham bt M Coombs 6-4 2-6 6-2; J Fox bt J Hind 6-2 6-3; T Spinks bt G Jones 6-4 6-1. Girls, 18 and under singles, quarter-finals: L Jelfs bt J Ward 6-4 6-2; M Miller bt M Hughes 6-4 7-5; C Taylor bt T Croson 6-0 6-2; Z Mellis bt K Warne-Holland 6-4 7-5.

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