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ATP Tour

EVENT: $400,000 Raiffeisen Grand Prix.

WHEN: Through Sunday.

WHERE: St. Polten, Austria.

SURFACE: Outdoor red clay.


TOP NAMES: Nicolas Kiefer, Mark Philippoussis, Andrei Medvedev.

NOTES: Kiefer pulled out of his first-round match Monday because of an ankle injury. Philippoussis lost Sunday. Saddlebrook Resort pro Scott Humphries nearly upset Medvedev in the opening round, leading 5-2 in the third set before Medvedev won 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (6-4). Some top players are in the World Team Championships in Germany.

RANKINGS: 1. Andre Agassi, 5,100; 2. Pete Sampras, 3,343; 3. Magnus Norman, 2,868; 4. Yevgeny Kafelnikov, 2,758; 5. Gustavo Kuerten, 2,382; 6. Cedric Pioline, 2,219; 7. Kiefer, 1,899; 8. Thomas Enqvist, 1,890; 9. Lleyton Hewitt, 1,782; 10. Alex Corretja, 1,776.

WTA Tour

EVENT: $170,000 Madrid Open.

WHEN: Through Sunday.

WHERE: Madrid.

SURFACE: Outdoor red clay.

DEFENDING CHAMPION: Lindsay Davenport.

TOP NAMES: Mary Pierce, Amy Frazier, Lisa Raymond.

NOTES: Davenport had to pull out because of a back injury that makes her status uncertain for next week's French Open. Pierce became the top seed. Tampa's Kristina Brandi is seeded seventh, on track to face Pierce in the quarters.

LEADERS: 1. Martina Hingis, 5,982 points; 2. Davenport, 5,945; 3. Monica Seles, 2,691; 4. Venus Williams, 2,577; 5. Conchita Martinez, 2,573; 6. Pierce, 2,542; 7. Nathalie Tauziat, 2,501; 8. Serena Williams, 2314; 9. Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario, 1,874; 10. Amanda Coetzer, 1,871.

_ Compiled by Darrell Fry.