Sporting Digest: Tennis

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SALEM MEN'S OPEN (Peking) Second round: B Gilbert (US) bt P Rafter (Aus) 7-6 4-6 6-2; M Chang (US) bt S Matsuoka (Japan) 6-4 6-7 7-5; C Bergstrom (Swe) bt A Mronz (Ger) 6-3 6-2; M Gustafsson (Swe) bt C van Rensburg (SA) 6-4 6-4. Quarter-finals: Chang bt Bergstrom 7-6 6-4; T Ho (US) bt C Adams (US) 7-6 7-6; Gilbert bt J Svensson (Swe) 4-6 7-5 6-3; G Rusedski (Can) bt Gustafsson 7-5 4-6 7-6.

LYON MEN'S OPEN Second round: C Pioline (Fr) bt D Rikl (Cz Rep) 6-2 6-1; P Sampras (US) bt M Nawie (Ger) 6-3 6-3; A Boetsch (Fr) bt A Olhovskiy (Rus) 7-5 6-3. Third round: R Fromberg (Aus) bt L Barthez (Fr) 6-7 6-4 7-6; Pioline bt M Damm (Cz Rep) 7-5 6-2.

MEN'S TOURNAMENT (Vienna) Second round: M Rosset (Swit) bt D Polyakov (Ukr) 6-1 6-1; J Siemerink (Neth) bt A Mansdorf (Isr) 3-6 7-6 7-6; T Muster (Aut) bt N Kulti (Swe) 7-6 7-5. Quarter-finals: T Enqvist (Swe) bt R Reneberg (US) 6-2 6-3; P Korda (Cz Rep) bt Rosset (ret); Muster bt Siemerink 5-2 (ret); G Ivanisevic (Croa) bt B Black (Zim) 6-2 6-1.

AUTOGLASS WOMEN'S CLASSIC (Brighton) Second round: M Pierce (Fr) bt E Smylie (Aus) 6-2 6-0; A Huber (Ger) bt I Spirlea (Rom) 4-6 6-3 6-4. Quarter-finals: Huber bt C Singer (Ger) 6-1 6-0; Pierce bt C Wood (GB) 2-6 6-1 6-1; J Novotna (Cz Rep) bt E Reinach (SA) 6-1 6-1; P Fendick (US) bt K Maleeva (Bul) 6-4 6-4.

ATP CHALLENGER (Gothenburg) Semi-finals: J Bates (GB) bt P Lundgren (Swe) 3-6 6-3 6-2; A Radulescu (Ger) bt C Wilkinson (GB) 6-4 7-6.

ATP CHALLENGER (Caracas, Ven) Second round: C Bailey (GB) bt J-P Fleurian (Fr) 6-3 6-4.

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