Sport in Short: Tennis

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FEDERATION CUP First round: Germany bt New Zealand 3-0 (A Huber bt H Guy 6-1 6-0; S Graf bt C Toleafoa 6-2 6-1; S Hack and B Rittner bt J Richardson and A Trail 5-7 6-3 6-2). United States bt Britain 3-0 (G Fernandez bt M Javer 6-4 6-1; L McNeil bt J Durie 7-5 6-3; P Shriver and D Graham bt Durie and C Wood 6-4 7-6). Netherlands bt Paraguay 2-1 (N Muns-Jagerman lost to L Schaerer 6-1 4-6 2-6; M Bollegraf bt R De Los Rios 6-2 6-2; Bollegraf and Muns-Jagerman bt De Los Rios and Schaerer 6-1 7-5). Denmark bt Chile 2-1 (K Ptaszak bt P Sepulveda 6-1 6-0; S Albinus lost to P Cabezas 3-6 6-0 0-6; K Ptasek and H Kjar Neilsen bt P Cabezas and M Miranda 6-3 6-2). Poland bt Israel 3-0 (M Mroz bt Y Segal 4-6 6-0 6-2; K Novak bt A Smashnova 6-2 6-7 6-1; Mroz and Teodorowicz bt Zaltz and Smashnova 6-3 6-2).

ATP STUTTGART CLAY-COURT TOURNAMENT Singles, first-round: C-U Steeb (Ger) bt F Fontang (Fr) 6-4 6-1; C Pioline (Fr) bt L Koslowski (Ger) 7-6 6-1; R Furlan (It) bt M Naewie (Ger) 6-2 6-3; M Larsson (Swe) bt O Camporese (It) 5-7 6-4 6-3; A Chesnokov (CIS) bt J Burillo (Sp) 7-6 7-6; M Rosset (Swit) bt F Santoro (Fr) 6-1 6-4; A Medvedev (CIS) bt G Prpic (Croa) 3-6 7-5 6-0; O Delaitre (Fr) bt A Boetsch (Fr) 6-4 6-4; A Berasategui (Sp) bt A Jarryd (Swe) 6-4 6-3; F Davin (Arg) bt T Champion (Fr) 6-4 6-4.

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