Sport in Short: Tennis

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SWEDISH OPEN (Bastad): Singles, second round: T Enqvist bt H Holm 6-4 6-4; C Bergstrom bt M Jaite (Arg) 7-5 6-2; M Gustafsson bt J Oncins (Bra) 2-6 6-2 6-1; J Arrese (Sp) bt M Gorriz (Sp) 6-4 2-6 6-2.

SWISS OPEN (Gstaad): First round: P Korda (Cz) bt H de la Pena (Arg) 4-6 6-0 6-2; T Muster (Aut) bt A Gomez (Ecu) 5-4 ret; S Bruguera (Sp) bt G Layendecker (US) 6-3 6-4; S Rhode (Ger) bt A Medvedev (CIS) 6-4 7-5; G Markus (Arg) bt A Mancini (Arg) 6-4 3-6 6-4; J Hlasek (Swit) bt G Prpic (Croatia) 4-6 7-6 6-4. Matches suspended because of rain: F Clavet (Sp) leads C Costa (Sp) 6-4 2-3; F Roig (Sp) leads G Dzelde (Latvia) 6-1 5-5.

AUSTRIAN WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (Kitzbuhel) First round: C Martinez (Sp) bt H Thoms (Ger) 6-1 6-2; S Cecchini (It) bt V Milvidskaya (CIS) 6-1 6-2; C Fauche (Swit) bt T Krizan (Slovenia) 6-4 6-1; P Thoren (Fin) bt S Frankl (Ger) 7-5

1-6 7-5. Second round: J Wiesner (Aut) bt E Sviglerova (Cz) 6-1 6-2; M Maleeva-Fragniere (Swit) bt D Szabova (Cz) 6-0 6-0; F Labat (Arg) bt E Bryukovetz (CIS) 6-3 3-0 ret; W Probst (Ger) bt R Zrubakova (Cz) 4-6 6-0 6-4.

WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (Palermo, It): First round: P Langrova (Cz) bt K Piccolini (It) 6-7 6-3 6-4; M Paz (Arg) bt B Mulej (Slovenia) 6-1 6-4; P Holubova (Cz) bt E Pampulova (Bul) 6-4 6-3; C Motthes (Fr) bt S Niox-Chateau (Fr) 6-7 6-3 6-1; N Ercegovic (Yug) bt K Oeljeklaus (Ger) 6-1 6-0; E Zardo (Swit) bt P Tarabini (Fr) 6-3 7-5; N Baudone (It) bt A Fusai (Fr) 6-4 6-1.

GUNZE TOURNAMENT (Osaka): Quarter- finals: Men: J Tarango (US) bt W Ferreira (SA) 6-3 7-6. Women: G Fernandez (US) bt A Frazier (US) 2-6 6-0 6-3; H Sukova (Cz) bt R McQuillan (Aus) 7-5 6-4.

LTA BRISTOL CHALLENGER TROPHY (Bristol Racquets and Health Club): Men's singles, first round: C Bailey (GB) bt M Maclagan 7-6 6-2; S Sansoni (Fr) bt T Nelson (US) 6-4 6-4; B Larkham (Aus) bt M Ardinghi (It) 6-2 6-4; P Baur (Ger) bt R Rasheed (Aus) 6-3 7-6; N Odizor (Nig) bt G Rusedski (Can) 3-6 6-4 7-6; K Kinnear (US) bt A Richardson (GB) 7-5 7-5; S Simian (Fr) bt M Kratzmann (Aus) 3-6 7-6 6-4.

FEDERATION CUP DRAW First round: Germany v New Zealand; Paraguay v Netherlands; Poland v Israel; Sweden v Switzerland; France v China; Japan v Finland; Denmark v Chile; Great Britain v United States; Bulgaria v Australia; Austria v Romania; South Korea v Italy; Hungary v Czechoslovakia; Commonwealth of Independent States v Indonesia; Argentina v Mexico; Canada v South Africa; Belgium v Spain (Ties to played on 13 July).

MIDLAND BANK SCHOOLS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS (Queenswood School, Hatfield): Boys' Group A: Repton bt Bedford Modern 6-0; Hymers College bt Manchester GS 4-2. Group winner: Repton. Runner-up: Bedford Modern. Group B: Sevenoaks bt Bromsgrove 5-1; Desborough bt Durham Johnston 4-2. Winner: Sevenoaks. Runner-up: Bromsgrove. Group C: Millfield drew with KCS Wimbledon 3-3 (29-29); Wellington (Somerset) bt Bassaleg (Gwent) 6-0. Winner: KCS Wimbledon. Runner-up: Millfield. Group D: Nottingham bt St George's, Weybridge 4-2; Pensby (Wirral) bt Southend HS 5-1. Winner: Nottingham. Runner-up: St George's. Girls' Group A: Millfield bt Edgbaston HS 4-2; Whitby (Cheshire) bt Wycombe Abbey 3-3

(21-20). Winner: Millfield. Runner-up: Edgbaston. Group B: Queenswood (Herts) bt Nottingham 5-1; Maynard (Devon) bt Baston (Kent) 3-3 (33-26). Winner: Queenswood. Runner-up: Maynard. Group C: Repton bt Sutton HS 4-2; Withington (Manchester) bt Varndean VI Form College (Sussex). Winner: Withington. Runner-up: Repton. Group Four: Beford HS bt Towers Convent (Sussex) 4-2; Chosen Hill (Glos) drew with Central Newcastle 3-3 (27-27). Winner: Beford HS. Runner-up: Towers Convent.

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