MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) _ Third-seeded Nicolas Lapentti of Ecuador closed his junior career Sunday by defeating doubles partner Gustavo Kuerten 6-3, 7-6 (7-3) in the boys’ 18s final in the Rolex Orange Bowl International.
In the girls’ 18s, fourth-seeded Marian Ramon of Spain defeated 13-year-old Anna Kournikova of Russia 7-5, 6-4. Kournikova was trying to become the youngest 18s champion since Andrea Jaeger won in 1978 at age 13.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Former NBA guard Jo Jo English scored 29 points and Jarvis Basnight added 20 in the Pittsburgh Piranhas’ 115-96 victory over the Shreveport Crawdads in the CBA on Sunday night.
Pittsburgh earned 5 1/2 points in the CBA’s 7-point scoring system.