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Edberg beats Krajicek

Stefan Edberg got even with defending champion Richard Krajicek, winning 6-3, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 in the Hong Kong Marlboro Championships.

Edberg, ranked fifth in the world, and a two-time runner-up in Hong Kong, took 1 hour, 49 minutes, to beat Krajicek and avenge his defeat in last year's final.

Both players struggled with their serves early. Edberg hit eight double faults in the opening set, while Krajicek, who blasted 22 aces in his semifinal win over Tampa's Pete Sampras, had one in four service games.

Chang wins in China

Top-seeded Michael Chang won the Salem Open in Beijing for the second straight time, beating Anders Jarryd of Sweden 7-5, 7-5.

"It's a great feeling to come back and defend my title" said Chang, who is ranked No. 7 in the world. Chang is popular in China because he is of Chinese descent. He gave a short victory speech in Chinese before 5,500 fans.

It was Chang's career-best sixth title this year, and the 19th singles title of his career.

Jarryd, unseeded and ranked No. 138, was playing in a singles final for the first time in 18 months.

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