Fourth-seeded Andrei Medvedev of Ukraine defeated Bernd Karbacher of Germany, 6-2, 6-3, to reach the third round of the German Open at Hamburg.
Medvedev announced earlier that his new coach will be Brad Stine, former coach of Jim Courier.
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Kevin Johnson of the Phoenix Suns was named to the U.S. team that will compete in this summer’s World Championships at Toronto. . . . Boston Celtic Coach Chris Ford was denied the contract extension he sought from majority owner Paul Gaston, the Boston Globe reported. . . .
Matt Scoggin, a 1992 Olympian and two-time NCAA champion, is the new men’s and women’s diving coach at Texas.
Lynn Hickey will give up coaching women’s basketball at Texas A&M; to become the senior associate athletic director. . . . Hale Irwin will be captain of the U.S. golf team and Australia’s David Graham will direct the international team in the inaugural Presidents Cup Match Sept. 16-18.