Sampras Upset In Lyon
South African Wayne Ferreira surprised top-seeded Pete Sampras, ending the American’s bid for a fourth title at the Lyon Open in Lyon, France, with a 7-6 (7-2), 5-7, 6-3 victory.
Filip Dewulf became the first Belgian in two decades to win an APT Tour singles title by stunning Austrian Thomas Muster 7-5, 6-2, 1-6, 7-5, in the $500,000 CA Trophy in Vienna, Austria.
Michael Chang, delighting his fans by speaking to them in Chinese after the match, defeated Renzo Furlan of Italy 7-5, 6-3 to win the Salem Open in Beijing, for the third straight time.
In Hong Kong, Sweden’s Stefan Edberg, rediscovering his touch, beat Italian Andrea Gaudenzi 6-3, 6-1, 7-6 (7-3) to win the $760,000 Marlboro Championship for the second straight year.
Mary Joe Fernandez, celebrating her 24th birthday, defeated South Africa’s Amanda Coetzer 6-4, 7-5 to win the Brighton International tournament in Brighton, England.