Tennis Roundup : Maleeva Beats Kelesi and Rain in U.S. Clay Courts, 6-3, 6-1

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Rain fell at Indianapolis for the second day, and second-seeded Manuela Maleeva of Bulgaria defeated No. 9-seeded Helen Kelesi, 6-3, 6-1, in the only match completed at the $575,000 U.S. Open Clay Court championships Wednesday.

Tuesday’s entire schedule was washed out.

Maleeva and Kelesi wound up their match in the rain, which started falling during the fourth game of the second set.

Top-seeded Joakim Nystrom of Sweden trounced Juan Aguilera, 6-2, 6-1, in the third round of the 15th Madrid Grand Prix at the Club de Campo in Madrid.


In other matches, No. 2-seeded Anders Jarryd of Sweden beat Jorge Bardou of Spain, 6-1, 6-2; third-seeded Andres Maurer of West Germany, downed Alex Stepanek, also of West Germany, 6-1, 6-2; Luiz Mattar of Brazil ousted fifth-seeded Lanson Duncan, 6-4, 6-2; Tore Meinecke of West Germany eliminated sixth-seeded Ronald Agenor of Haiti, 4-6, 7-5- 7-6, and Kent Carsson of Sweden beat Carlos Dilaura of Peru, 6-1, 6-4.

Second-seeded Stefan Edberg of Sweden earned a berth in the quarterfinals of the Audi tournament by scoring a 6-4, 6-2 victory over Libor Timek of Czechoslovakia at Ede, the Netherlands.

In other second-round play, fifth-seeded David Pate defeated Greg Holmes, 7-5, 4-5, 7-6, and third-seeded Spaniard Emilio Sanchez beat South African-born Johan Kriek, 6-1, 6-4.