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Auto racing

FOOD CITY 500: Elliott Sadler earned his first career victory and returned the Wood Brothers to the winner's circle for the first time in eight years by outracing John Andretti at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Sadler, in his second season driving for one of NASCAR's pioneer teams, beat Andretti by almost three-car lengths in the Food City 500.

Tennis

ERICSSON OPEN: Andy Roddick lived up to the hype and hopes for the next generation of American men's tennis, upsetting defending champion Pete Sampras 7-6 (2), 6-3 in the third round at the Ericsson Open.

It was the biggest win yet for the 18-year-old Roddick, the world's No. 1 junior last year. He beat 1998 champion Marcelo Rios in the second round and will play Andrei Pavel next.

In other men's play, No. 5 Yevgeny Kafelnikov was upset by Gaston Guadio of Argentina 6-4, 6-1. Jan-Michael Gambill beat No. 14 Thomas Enqvist 7-5, 6-7 (7), 6-1.

Women advancing included No. 1 Martina Hingis, No. 2 Lindsay Davenport, No. 3 Venus Williams, No. 4 Jennifer Capriati and No. 5 Serena Williams. Only Serena Williams struggled, needing a comeback to beat 19-year-old Iroda Tulyaganova 3-6, 6-3, 6-2.

Swimming

NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP: Brendan Hansen won the 200 breaststroke in record time Saturday night, helping Texas to its second consecutive team title at the NCAA swimming and diving championships.

Hansen, a freshman, won the 200 breaststroke in 1 minute 53.11 seconds, which broke the American record of 1:53.77 set by Michigan's Mike Barrowman in 1990.