Becker, Agassi knocked off in TokyoSecond seed Boris...

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October 12, 1991

Becker, Agassi knocked off in Tokyo

Second seed Boris Becker of Germany and fourth seed Andre Agassi of the United States were upset yesterday in quarterfinal matches in the Seiko Super tournament in Tokyo.

Seventh seed Derrick Rostagno of the United States beat Becker, 7-6 (7-4), 4-6, 6-3, and sixth seed Goran Ivanisevic of Yugoslavia defeated Agassi, 6-3, 6-4.

Rostagno will face third seed Ivan Lendl of Czechoslovakia in the semifinals. Lendl beat fifth seed David Wheaton of the United States, 7-6 (7-5), 7-5, in his quarterfinal match.

Ivanisevic will play top seed Stefan Edberg of Sweden in the other semifinal. Edberg defeated eighth seed Michael Chang of the United States, 6-2, 6-2, in his quarterfinal match.

* Wimbledon champion Michael Stich was beaten, 6-4, 7-6 (7-5), by seventh seed Anders Jarryd of Sweden in the quarterfinals of zTC a $300,000 ATP men's tennis tournament.

Jarryd will play fourth seed Petr Korda of Czechoslovakia, who defeated fifth seed Alexander Volkov of the Soviet Union, 6-3, 5-7, 6-1.

* Top seed Steffi Graf routed qualifier Marketa Kochta, 6-2, 6-1, to reach the semifinals of the European Indoors tournament in Zurich, Switzerland.

Also advancing to the semifinals was fifth-seeded Helena Sukova, who upset Jana Novotna, the No. 3 seed, 3-6, 6-2, 6-4.

* A women's team from Annapolis has reached the U.S. Tennis Association League Tennis national championship in the 3.0 division. The team is made up of Linda Adelman, Marilyn Balch, Gale Edelstein, Karen Gosman, JoAnne Griffin, Helen Peters, Mary Jo Powers, Shirley Smith and Marcia Wright. The championships are Oct. 17-20 in Palm Springs, Calif.


The University of Virginia is investigating the Virginia Student Aid Foundation's financial loan to now-NCAA executive director Dick Schultz to help him buy a house.

Schultz, the school's athletic director from 1981 through 1987, confirmed that he borrowed money from the VSAF, which isn't a violation of NCAA rules.

The investigation is part of a larger one into loans made to athletes and others.

* Joe Ross scored two touchdowns and Jason Kelly rushed for 94 yards, as Army beat Navy, 20-0, in a junior varsity football played in Annapolis. It was the Mids' first loss in four games.

Pro basketball

Kelly Tripucka, who played in the NBA for 10 years, has signed with Limoges, a French newspaper reported.

Tripucka, 31, played with the Detroit Pistons, Utah Jazz and the Charlotte Hornets in the NBA after starring at Notre Dame.

Auto racing

Ricky Craven -- and his car -- survived a crash in practice to win the pole for tomorrow's NASCAR Busch Grand National race New Hampshire International Speedway.

Craven, driving a Chevrolet, completed his trip around the mile oval at an average speed of 121.800 mph. His lap came just a few hours after he crashed between turns three and four during a practice lap.

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