TENNIS—IVAN LENDL defeated Vitas Gerulaitis 6-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-3 to win the $300,000 Bitti Bergamo Memorial Tournament in Genoa, Italy.
Jimmy Connors beat Johan Kriek 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 to win a $300,000 Grand Prix event in Monterrey, Mexico.
Andrea Jaeger beat Chris Evert Lloyd 7-6, 6-4 to win a $150,000 event in Oakland, Calif.
TRACK & FIELD—At the national indoor championships in New York City, JOAN HANSEN, in her first two-mile race, set a women's world indoor record of 9:37.03 to surpass Francie Larrieu's 1981 mark by 1.07 seconds; CHANDRA CHEESEBOROUGH broke her own year-old world record in the women's indoor 220 by .02 of a second with a 23.25 in a heat; and EVELYN ASHFORD ran a 6.54 in the 60-yard dash to break by .06 of a second Jeanette Bolden's month-old women's indoor world mark (page 26).
Billy Olson pole-vaulted 18'10" in Kansas City, surpassing his week-old world-indoor record by half an inch.
MILEPOSTS—NAMED: As coach of the Philadelphia Fever of the Major Indoor Soccer League, MANNY SCHELLSCHEIDT, 41. He replaces former U.S. Olympic Soccer Coach WALT CHYZOWYCH, 44, who was fired after Philadelphia got off to a 7-18 start.
As coach of the San Jose Earthquakes, PETER SHORT, 37. He replaces JIMMY GABRIEL, 41, who resigned after ending the indoor season with a 5-13 mark.
RESIGNED: Effective at the end of the season, Michigan Tech Hockey Coach JOHN MacINNES, 56, who in 26 seasons led Tech to three NCAA titles and a 554-293-38 record. He has had more victories than any other U.S. college hockey coach.