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Becker Defeats Lendl in Osaka Exhibition

January 28, 1988|Associated Press

OSAKA, Japan — Boris Becker of West Germany, scoring with booming serves and sharp returns, beat Ivan Lendl of Czechoslovakia, the world's top-ranked tennis player, 6-3, 1-6, 6-2, Wednesday in a four-player tournament.

Steffi Graf of West Germany, the world's top-ranked woman player, trounced Gabriela Sabatini of Argentina, 6-0, 6-1, in 39 minutes in the other match.

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