OLYMPICS / Barcelona 1992: Tennis: Humiliation for Edberg

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The Independent Online
STEFAN EDBERG, the second seed, made an undignified first- round exit from the tennis, beaten in three comfortable sets 6-0, 6-4, 6-4, in just 97 minutes by Andrei Chesnokov, representing the Unified Team. Edberg, a bronze medallist in both singles and doubles at Seoul, dropped the first set in 23 minutes and double-faulted on break points in each of the next two sets.

In other upsets Henri Leconte, of France, bundled out the 10th seed, Thomas Muster, of Austria, 7-6, 7-6, 6-4, and in the women's event, Zina Garrison of America, the 12th seed, was beaten 7-5, 6-1 by Amanda Coetzer, the power hitter from South Africa.