Sport in Short: Tennis

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US OPEN (New York) Men's singles, first round: J Palmer (US) bt T Carbonell (Sp) 6-3 6-2 6-2; M Stich (Ger) bt O Delaitre (Fr) 6-4 6-3 6-4; C Pioline (Fr) bt M Strelba (Cz) 7-5 2-1 ret; M Larsson (Swe) bt R Furlan (It) 6-2 7-5 6-3; B Wuyts (Bel) bt C Miniussi (Arg) 6-4 4-6 7-6 3-0 ret; C Pioline (Fr) bt M Strelba (Cz) 7-5 2-1 ret; A Volkov (CIS) bt Simon Youl (Aus) 2-6 7-6 7-6 6-4; O Camporese (It) bt G Raoux (Fr) 6-4 7-6 6-1; T Witsken (US) bt B Black (Zim) 7-6 6-4 6-4; T Ho (US) bt F Meligeni (Arg) 7-6 6-4 6-2; G Forget (Fr) bt J Grabb (US) 6-2 6-3 7-6; G Ivanisevic (Croa) bt M Rosset (Swit) 6-4 6-4 6-4; M Damm (Cz) bt J Frana (Arg) 3-6 6-4 6-4 6-4; A Mronz (Ger) bt J Brown (US) 6-4 6-4 6-4.

Women's singles first round: K Date (Jap) bt M Babel (Ger) 6-1 6-0; L Raymond (US) bt P Ritter (Aut) 6-3 6-4; P Hy (Can) bt E Sviglerova (Cz) 6-1 6-1; E Zardo (Swit) bt I Demongeot (Fr) 6-3 6-4; C Wood (GB) bt Jo Durie (GB) 6-1 0-6 6-3; L Gildemeister (Peru) bt V Ruano-Pascual (Sp) 7-5 6-2; N Van Lottum (Fr) bt B Paulus (Aut) 6-3 7-5; L Ferrando (It) bt P Thoren (Fin) 5-7 6-1 6-0; S Rehe (US) bt M Javer (GB) 6-4 6-4; K Po (US) bt J Steven (US) 6-2 6-3; V Milvidskaia (CIS) bt T Whitlinger (US) 6-4 6-1; M Seles (Yug) bt A Keller (US) 6-1 6-0; M J Fernandez (US) bt D Faber (US) 3-6 6-0 6-4; N Arendt (US) bt Shi-Ting Wang (Tai) 7-6 6-3; G Fernandez (US) bt C Fauche (Swit) 6-0 6-2; L McNeil (US) bt S Rottier (Neth) 6-7 7-6 6-2; M Maleeva (Bul) bt K Kroupova (Cz) 6-2 6-1; S Testud (Fr) bt A Fusai (Fr) 6-4 7-6; N Baudone (It) bt B Reinstadler (Aut) 6-4 4-6 7-5; L Allen (US) bt S Gomer (GB) 6-4 7-6; D Monami (Bel) bt T Whitlinger (US) 6-2 2-6 6-3; C Kuhlman (US) bt E Maniokova (CIS) 6-3 6-1; N London (US) bt S Sloane-Lundy (US) 6-3 6-1.

SCHENECTADY TOURNAMENT (New York) Men's singles, final: W Ferreira (SA) bt J Morgan (Aus) 6-2 6-7 6-2. Women's singles, final: B Rittner (Ger) bt B Schultz (Neth) 7-6 6-3.

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