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October 19, 1998

ATP TOURNAMENTS STARTING TODAY

Grand Prix de Tennis de Lyon

* Site: Lyon, France

* Draw: 32

* Purse: $725,000 (singles winner, $101,500)

* Surface: Indoor (carpet)

* Seeded No. 1: Pete Sampras

* Defending champion: Fabrice Santoro

* Field: Top players include Sampras, Patrick Rafter, Marcelo Rios, Alex Correjta, Cedric Pioline.

IPB Czech Indoor

* Site: Ostrava, Czech Republic

* Draw: 32

* Purse: $975,000 (singles winner, $137,000)

* Surface: Indoor (carpet)

* Seeded No. 1: Petr Korda

* Defending champion: Karol Kucera

* Field: Top players include Korda, Andre Agassi, Yevgeny Kafelnikov, Mark Philippoussis.

WTA EVENT STARTING TODAY

Kremlin Cup

* Site: Moscow

* Purse: $1 million (singles winner, $165,000)

* Web site: http://www.kremlincup.ru

* Field: Top players include Lindsay Davenport, Venus Williams, Monica Seles and Conchita Martinez.

WINNERS' CIRCLE

A look at Sunday's tournament champions:

CA TENNIS TROPHY

* Men: Top-seeded Pete Sampras, back in top form, beat fifth-seeded Karol Kucera of Slovakia, 6-3, 7-6 (7-3), 6-1, to win the $800,000 tournament.

SINGAPORE OPEN

* Men: Marcelo Rios defeated Australia's Mark Woodforde, 6-4, 6-2.

CHAMPIONS TOUR

* Men: John McEnroe, swearing at the umpire and the crowd, beat Frenchman Henric Leconte, 6-4, 6-2, to win the Champions senior tournament in Sydney, Australia.

EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

* Women: Top-seeded Lindsay Davenport beat second-seeded Venus Williams, 7-5, 6-3, to win the $1-million tournament for the second consecutive year. Davenport is the first woman this year to win six titles.

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