BROTHER OF MICHAEL CHANG PLAYS IN HONG KONG OPEN

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Michael Chang's brother and coach, Carl Chang, made a rare appearance in singles competition at the Hong Kong Open yesterday. At the urging of his younger brother and defending champion, he entered and won the qualifying event before going down 6-4, 7-5 to Alexander Volkov of Russia.

HONG KONG OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP (Hong Kong) First round: W Arthurs (Aus) bt J Renzenbrink (Ger) 6-4 6-4; A Volkov (Rus) bt Carl Chang (US) 6-4 7-5; J Siemerink (Neth) bt G Rusedski (GB) 2-6 6-4 6-4; T Johansson (Swe) bt J Eagle (Aus) 6-4 6-2;

INDIAN OPEN (New Delhi) Men's singles first round: J Golmard (Fr) bt J Kroslak (Slovak) 6-4 6-2; A Radulescu (Ger) bt L Roux (Fr) 7-6 6-2; J Hlasek (Swit) bt C Wilkinson (GB) 6-3 7-5; S Stolle (Aus) bt S Kirtane (Ind) 6-2 6-1; D Sapsford (GB) bt C Arriens (Ger) 7-6 6-4; C Caratti (It) bt P Baur (Ger) 6-3 6-3.

DAVIS CUP, Asia-Oceania Zone Group one, second round (Seoul, South Korea): New Zealand bt South Korea 3-2.

FAMILY CIRCLE CUP WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (Hilton Head, South Carolina) Semi- finals: A Sanchez Vicario (Sp) bt J Novotna (Cz Rep) 6-2 6-2; B Paulus (Aut) bt C Martinez (Sp) 7-6 6-4. Final: Sanchez Vicario bt Paulus 6-2 2-6 6-2.

ESTORIL OPEN (Portugal) Singles, first round: J Burillo (Sp) bt G Schaller (Aut) 6-3 5-7 6-0; P Haarhuis (Neth) bt J Cunha e Silva (Por) 6-3 6-3; A Berasategui (Sp) bt J Sanchez (Sp) 7-5 6-2; C Moya (Sp) bt S Schalken (Neth) 6-3 6-4; F Dewulf (Bel) bt S Dosedel (Cz Rep) 6-3 6-2; F Clavet (Sp) bt B Ulihrach (Cz Rep) 6-3 7-5.

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