Sport in Short: Tennis

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ALEXANDER VOLKOV, the top seed from Russia, had no trouble disposing of the Moroccan qualifier Youness El Aynaoui 6-2, 6-3 yesterday in the second round of the Dubai Duty Free/BMW Tennis Open.

DUBAI OPEN First round: J Sanchez (Sp) bt A Jarryd (Swe) 7-6 6-3; T Muster (Aut) bt N Pereira (Ven) 6-4 6-2; M Auerelio Gorriz (Sp) bt B Black (Zim) 7-5 3-6 7-5; C-U Steeb (Ger) bt B Karbacher (Ger) 5-7 6-4 6-3; F Santoro (Fr) bt F Montana (US) 7-5 6-0; C Dosedel (Cz Rep) bt G Schaller (Aut) 6-3 7-5; A Volkov (Rus) bt Y El Aynaoui (Mor) 6-2 6-3; T Carbonell (Sp) bt M Gustafsson (Swe) 5-7 6-4 7-5.

MARSEILLES OPEN First round: P Kuhnen (Ger) bt T Nijssen (Neth) 7-6 6-3; G Prpic (Croa) bt S Huet (Fr) 6-1 6-4; J Hlasek (Swit) bt O Delatre (Fr) 7-6 6-1; S Bruguera (Sp) bt M Damm (Cz Rep) 3-6 6-3 7-5; A Mansdorf (Isr) bt M Stadling (Swe) 6-4 6-2; I Lendl (US) bt K Carlsen (Den) 6-3 6-4; H Leconte (Fr) bt C Van Rensburg (SA) 6-2 6-3.

VOLVO TENNIS OF SAN FRANCISO First round: A Agassi (US) bt J Stark (US) 6-2 7-6; J Oncins (Bra) bt B Borg (Swe) 6-4 6-7 6-4; J Morgan (Aus) bt T Martin (US) 4-6 7-6 7-5; R Weiss (US) bt S Youl (Aus) 6-3 3-6 6-2; M Ondruska (SA) bt J Palmer (US) 6-1 6-4; G Muller (SA) bt S Stolle (Aus) 6-4 6-3; P McEnroe (US) bt C Saceanu (Ger) 3-6 6-3 6-3.

PAN-PACIFIC WOMEN'S OPEN First round: M Maleeva-Fragniere (Swit) bt M Jaggard-Lai (Aus) 6-3 6-3; N Tauziat (Fr) bt P Paradis- Mangon (Fr) 6-3 6-4; A Temesvari-Trunkos (Hung) bt L Allen (US) 7-6 6-4; M Navratilova (US) bt Ai Sugiyama (Japan) 6-3 3-6 6-3; M Maleeva (Bul) bt L Gildemeister (Peru) 6-4 3-6 6-3; Y Kamio (Japan) bt Wang Shi-ting (Tai) 6-7 6-2 6-3; J Novotna (Cz Rep) bt K Nagatsuka (Japan) 6-0 6-1; K Boogert (Neth) bt R Stubbs (Aus) 2-6 6-3 6-3.

AUCKLAND WOMEN'S CLASSIC First round: K Kschwendt (Ger) bt K Godridge (Aus) 6-0 6-1; J Richardson (NZ) bt N van Lottum (Neth) 2-6 6-3 7-6; C Wood (GB) bt S Hack (Ger) 6-2 7-6; C Kuhlman (US) bt P Thoren (Fin) 6-4 6-3; G Helgeson (US) bt J Faull (Aus) 6-3 6-1; N Ercegovic (Croa) bt M Javer (GB) 4-6 6-1 6-3.

LTA WOMEN'S SATELLITE TOURNAMENT (Newcastle): S Parkhomenko (Rus) bt S Tse (IoM) 6-0 6-0; C Hunt (Dorset) bt L Woodroffe (Surrey) 6-4 1-0 ret; G Coorengel (Neth) bt S Boulding (Yorks) 6-0 6-1; T Obziler (Isr) bt C Stassen (Neth) 6-1 6-1; A Sidot (Fr) bt J Pullin (Sussex) 2-6 6-3 6-1; K Cross (Devon) bt A Moll (Pol) 6-3 6-3; S Plischke (Aut) bt K Petrikova (Cz Rep) 6-3 6-4; P Piorkowski (US) bt E Nortje (Nam) 6-1 6-4; P Rajzlova (Cz Rep) bt A Smith (Staffs) 6-4 6-0; J Dubcova (Cz Rep) bt J Salmon (Sussex) 7-5 6-2; V Humphreys-Davies (Cambs) bt C Kaylor (Oxford) 5-7 6-2 7-6; L Jelfs (Oxford) bt K Warne-Holland (Cheshire) 6-4 6-0; L Zaltz (Isr) bt M Wainwright (Essex) 6-2 6-2; S Bentley (Surrey) bt S Locher (Swit) 6-3 6-2; H Vildova (Cz Rep) bt M Bernard (Can) 6-3 6-0; L Ahl (Devon) bt M C Garcia (Sp) 6-0 5-7 6-3.

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