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Tennis Roundup : Rinaldi Upset by Argentine

May 22, 1987|From Times Wire Services

Mariana Perez-Roldan of Argentina upset Kathy Rinaldi, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, Thursday and advanced to the quarterfinals of the $100,000 Geneva Open.

Top-seeded Chris Evert was leading Kate Gompert, 3-1, when rain halted their match. It will be continued today. In other matches, third-seeded Manuela Maleeva of Bulgaria defeated Susan Sloane, 6-3, 6-2, and fourth-seeded Lori McNeil beat Halle Cioffi, 7-5, 6-3.

John McEnroe downed Martin Jaite, 6-4, 6-1, and Brad Gilbert overcame Guillermo Vilas, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4, to give the United States a 2-0 victory over Argentina in the World Team Cup tournament at Dusseldorf, West Germany.

Spain ousted defending champion France when Emilio Sanchez upset Henri Leconte, 6-4, 6-3, and Sergio Casal beat Thierry Tulasne.

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