Sport in Short: Tennis

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DUBAI OPEN Second round: T Muster (Aut) bt M Aurelio Gorriz (Sp) 4-6 6-1 6-3; A Cherkasov (Rus) bt T Carbonell (Sp) 7-6 6-4; C Dosedal (Cz Rep) bt J Sanchez (Sp) 6-3 6-2; K Novacek (Cz Rep) bt L Wahlgren (Swe) 6-2 3-6 6-1.

MARSEILLES OPEN First round: J Siemerink (Neth) beat P Baur (Ger) 7-6 2-0 (ret); C Pridham (Can) bt S Sansoni (Fr) 7-5 6-3; M Rosset (Swit) bt S Simian (Fr) 7-6 6-7 7-6; A Boetsch (Fr) bt H Skoff (Aut) 5-7 6-1 1-0 (ret). Second round: H Holm (Swe) bt P Kuhnen (Ger) 6-2 7-6 (7-5).

VOLVO TENNIS OF SAN FRANCISCO First round: J Tarango (US) bt N Borwick (Aus) 6-4

6-4; R Reneberg (US) bt J Eltingh (Neth) 6-1 6-1; D Randall (US) bt R Fromberg (Aus) 6-4 7-6; B Shelton (US) bt J Grabb (US) 6-7 6-3 7-6; D Rostagno (US) bt K Thorne (US) 7-6 7-6; J Connors (US) bt R Matuszewski (US) 6-4 6-4; B Gilbert (US) bt B Steven (NZ) 6-1 6-4; C Adams (US) bt R Furlan (It) 6-3 6-4; A O'Brien (US) bt D Witt (US) 5-7 6-3 7-6.

PAN-PACIFIC WOMEN'S OPEN (Yokohama) Singles first round: P Shriver (US) bt M Pierce (Fr) 6-1 4-2 (ret); M Endo (Japan) bt N Provis (Aus) 3-6 6-3 6-4; L Savchenko-Neiland (Lat) bt L McNeil (US) 2-6 6-3 6-2; S Graf (Ger) bt K Date (Japan) 6-1 7-5; G Fernandez (US) bt H Sukova (Cz Rep) 7-5 7-6; N Zvereva (Bela) bt S Stafford (US) 7-6 7-5; Y Basuki (Indon) bt A Hirose (Japan) 6-4 6-3; R Hiraki (Japan) bt T Takagi (Japan) 6-3 4-6 6-3.

AMWAY WOMEN'S CLASSIC (Auckland, NZ) First round: N Herreman (Fr) bt P Tarabini (Arg) 6-4 6-2; I Gorrochategui (Arg) bt S Dopfer (Aut)

7-5 6-2. Second round: K Kschwendt (Ger) bt C Fauche (Swit) 6-0 6-0; G Helgeson (US) bt A Fusi (Fr) 3-6 6-3 6-0; E Reinach (SA) bt S Testud (Fr)

6-4 6-4.

LTA WOMEN'S SATELLITE TOURNAMENT (Newcastle) Second round: A Sidot (Fr) bt K Cross (Devon) 6-3 6-4; S Plischke (Aut) bt V Humphreys- Davies (Cambs) 6-2 4-6 6-0; L Ahl (Devon) bt H Vildova (Cz Rep) 3-6 6-2 6-2; J Dubcova (Cz Rep) bt S Parhomenko (Rus) 7-5 1-6 6-4; G Coorengel (Neth) bt C Hunt (Dorset) 6-3 6-3; L Jelfs (Oxford) bt S Bentley (Surrey) 6-4 7-5; P Piorkowski (US) bt P Rajzlova (Cz Rep) 6-3 3-6 7-6; L Zaltz (Isr) bt T Obziler (Isr) 7-6 6-2.

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