Sport in Short: Tennis

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CHRIS PRIDHAM, of Canada, beat Bjorn Borg to prevent a second-round match between the 36-year-old Swede and another former Wimbledon champion, Jimmy Connors, at the Los Angeles tournament. Connors, who is 40 next month, beat his fellow American Dave Randall.

LOS ANGELES TOURNAMENT (US unless stated): Men's singles, first round: A Krickstein bt P Crow 4-6 6-1 6-2; R Krajicek (Neth) bt S Youl (Aus)

6-4 7-5; A Volkov (CIS) bt J Stoltenberg (Aus) 7-6 6-3; R Reneberg bt R Leach 6-1 7-6; B Black bt F Montana 7-6 6-1; J Tarango bt M Joyce 2-6 6-3 7-6; C Pridham (Can) bt B Borg (Swe) 6-4 6-2; J Connors bt D Randall 4-6 6-2 6-3; T Witsken bt G Lopez (Sp) 6-3 6-4.

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