Sporting Digest: Tennis

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PARIS OPEN MEN'S INDOOR TOURNAMENT Second round: M Stich (Ger) bt M Larsson (Swe) 7-6 6-2; J Palmer (US) bt R Krajicek (Neth) 7-5 7-6; A Boetsch (Fr) bt S Bruguera (Sp) 6-4 6-4; M Woodforde (Aus) bt W Masur (Aus) 6-4 1-6 6-3; T Martin (US) bt G Raoux (Fr) 6-3 6-2; G Ivanisevic (Croa) bt J Svensson (Swe) 3-6 6-3 7-6; M Chang (US) bt M Washington (US) 6-7 6-2 6-3; P Sampras (US) bt D Wheaton (US) 6-4 6-2; K Novacek (Cz Rep) bt A Cherkasov (Rus) 7-6

7-6. Third round: S Edberg (Swe) bt P Korda (Cz Rep) 4-6 6-4 7-5.

BANK OF THE WEST CLASSIC WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (Oakland, Calif): First round: K Po (US) bt P Fendick (US) 4-6 7-5 6-4; I Majoli (Croa) bt S Stafford (US) 7-5 6-3; A Frazier (US) bt A Henricksson (US) 6-3 4-6 6-2; A Grossman (US) bt S Cacic (US) 6-4 6-1; R Hiraki (Japan) bt S McCarthy (US) 6-4 6-0; M McGrath (US) bt R White (US) 6-1 2-6 6-2. Second round: M Navratilova (US) bt M Werdel (US) 6-4 7-6.

QUEBEC WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT Singles, first round: K Maleeva (Bul) bt P Begerow (Ger) 6-1 6-1; P Shriver (US) bt A Keller (US) 6-4 4-6 6-1; D Graham (US) bt Ba Schultz (Neth) 7-5 6-3; L Raymond (US) bt S Collins (US) 6-0 6-2; M Drake (Can) bt M Bollegraf (Neth) 6-4 6-2; P Hy (Can) bt A Creek (US) 7-6 7-5; H Kelesi (Can) bt R Dragomir (Rom) 6-1 7-5; R Stubbs (Aus) bt M de Swardt (SA) 6-1 2-6 6-2.

VOLKSWAGEN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS (Telford) Men's singles, first round: Second round: A Foster (Staffs) bt N Broad (Unatt) 5-7 7-6 8-6; M Maclagan (Sco) bt G Saffery (Berks) 6-3 6-4; C Beecher (Kent) bt J Hunter (Surrey) 7-6 7-6; D Sapsford (Surrey) bt N Fulwood (Derbys) 6-2 7-5. Women's singles, second round: L Ahl (Devon) bt A Simpkin (Leics) 7-6 3-6 6-4; K Cross (Devon) bt C Billingham (Oxon) 6-2 6-1; A Wainwright (Essex) bt C Taylor (Oxon) 6-4 6-4; A Smith (Staffs) bt J Salmon (Sussex) 6-1 6-3; J Durie (Avon) bt L Jelfs (Oxon) 6-2 6-3; C Wood (Sussex) bt M Mair (Sco) 6-1 6-1; V Lake (Devon) bt S Tse (IOM) 6-3 6-0; C Herbert (Herts) bt S-A Siddall (Dorset) 6-1 6-4.

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