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Sabatini Beats Capriati At Lipton

Tue., March 26, 1996, midnight

Gabriela Sabatini sent Jennifer Capriati to the sideline by a score of 6-1, 6-4 to advance to the quarterfinals at the Lipton Championships.

Andre Agassi survived his second consecutive three-set duel, beating Jean-Philippe Fleurian 6-2, 4-6, 6-2.

The United States will be without its top four players in next month’s Davis Cup tie against the Czech Republic.

Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, Michael Chang and Jim Courier, all ranked in the top 10, chose not to play because of their tournament schedules, team captain Tom Gullikson said.

Todd Martin and MaliVai Washington will play singles, and Patrick McEnroe and Pat Galbraith will play doubles.

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