Boris Becker beat Stefan Edberg 6-4, 6-0, 6-3 in the final of the Stockholm Open. The victory was worth $137,450.
Steffi Graf defeated Helena Sukova 7-5, 6-3 to win a women's indoor event in Brighton. England, and earn $70,000.
MILEPOSTS—FIRED: As coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs, DOUG CARPENTER, 48, after directing the Maple Leafs to a 1-9-1 record. Carpenter, who was 39-47-5 during his one-plus seasons with the Leafs, was replaced on an interim basis by one of his assistants, TOM WATT, 55.
SETTLED: A $6.9 million lawsuit against Emery Air Freight by former Kentucky basketball assistant coach DWANE CASEY, 33. Casey had sued Emery for allegedly opening a package it was shipping in March 1988 from Lexington, Ky., to Los Angeles. The parcel, which bore Casey's name as the sender, contained a video-cassette holder in which $1,000 in cash was found. The addressee was Claud Mills, the father of prize recruit Chris Mills. Casey denied sending the money. The settlement, the amount of which was not disclosed, must be approved by the U.S. district court judge overseeing the case.
DIED: Bennie Oosterbaan, 84, the last Michigan football coach to win a national championship, when the Wolverines went 9-0 in 1948; of natural causes; in Ann Arbor, Mich. During his 11 years guiding the Wolverines. Michigan won three Big Ten championships and one Rose Bowl victory, over California in 1951. As a Wolverine athlete from '25 through '27, Oosterbaan was a three-time All-America offensive end, a two-time All-America forward in basketball and a Big Ten batting champion in baseball. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1954.
Frank Sinkwich, 70, who won the Heisman Trophy in 1942 at Georgia; after a long illness; in Athens, Ga. During his three years as a halfback and fullback with the Bulldogs, Sinkwich ran for 2,271 yards and 30 touchdowns and passed for 2,331 yards and 30 TDs; in '42, his senior year, he led them to an 11-1 record and a 9-0 win over UCLA in the Rose Bowl. He played with the NFL Detroit Lions for two seasons, being named league MVP in 1944, and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1954.