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Sampras Breaks Down In Tears, But Recovers In Time For Victory Champ Wins One For Sick Coach; Agassi Also Reaches Semifinals

Pete Sampras, right, won, but is still consoled by Jim Courier. Photo by Associated Press


Agassi Brings Aussie Hopes To Quick End Vocal Fans Don’t Get The Upset They Crave

Mary Pierce has smashing success in quarterfinals to reach Aussie Open semifinals. Photo by Associated Press


Russian Ace Sends Martin Home Early Kafelnikov Sweeps American 6-1, 6-4, 6-2

Russian Yevgeny Kafelnikov salutes the crowd after ousting American Todd Martin. Photo by Associated Press


Sampras Overhauls Larsson In Five Sets Resurgent American Men Reach New Heights In Australian Open

American Pete Sampras celebrates one of his finest hours. Photo by Associated Press


Davenport Rips Own Chances

Lindsay Davenport, the topranked American in the Australian Open women’s field, doesn’t believe she’s ready to win a Grand Slam title just yet. “I wouldn’t pick myself to win at …


Agassi Says To Put Your Bets On Him

Stefan Edberg sends a backhand in the direction of Hendrik Dreekmann. Photo by Associated Press


Sampras Nets Another Win As Coach Ails

Shortly after his coach was hospitalized Friday, a worried Pete Sampras rushed through to the fourth round at the Australian Open. Tim Gullikson, who suffered two minor strokes in the …


Edberg Again A Happy Birthday Guy Sixth-Seeded Swede Reaches Third Round Of Australian Open

Serenaded by fans singing “Happy Birthday” when he stepped on court Thursday, Stefan Edberg did what he’s always done on his birthday at the Australian Open - win. Edberg, twice …


Crying Game Takes Over Li In Aussie Loss Sanchez Vicario Takes Bite Out Of Fang

Mary Pierce hits a forehand shot during her 6-1, 6-0 first-round vistory over Tina Krizan. Photo by Associated Press


Courier Has Become A Really Laid-Back Dude

A mellowed Courier is back in Melbourne, and his straight-set win shows he means business. Photo by Associated Press


Shear Determination Australian Open Features No. 1 Sampras And New-Look No. 2 Agassi

1. America’s Pete Sampras enters Monday’s Grand Slam event at No. 1… Photo by Associated Press 2. …but fellow countryman Andre Agassi hopes to cut into the top ranking. Photo …


Title Goes To Sabatini

Gabriela Sabatini repeated her Virginia Slims Championship final victory by defeating Lindsay Davenport of the United States 6-3, 6-4 to win the $650,000 New South Wales Open tennis championship in …


Germans Win Hopman Cup

Boris Becker and Anke Huber battled to three-set singles victories over opponents from Ukraine and Germany won the Hopman Cup tennis tournament in Perth, Australia. Becker defeated Andrei Medvedev 6-3, …


Courier Reaches Semis

Jim Courier and defending champion Yevgeny Kafelnikov advanced to the quarterfinals of the Australian Hardcourt championships in Adelaide, Australia. Courier, third seeded, breezed by Daniel Vacek of the Czech Republic …