Sport in Short: Tennis

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The Independent Online
ANDRE AGASSI, the Wimbledon champion, has decided to make his first appearance at the Australian Open in January.

NICHIREI WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (Tokyo): First round: A Coetzer (SA) bt H Nagano (Japan) 6-4 4-6 6-2; K Date (Japan) bt S Sloane-Lundy (US) 6-0 6-1; S Stafford (US) bt L Field (Aus) 3-6 6-3 6-2; R White (US) bt J Richardson (NZ) 6-3 6-3; K Nagatsuka (Japan) bt M Javer (GB) 6-3 6-3. Second round: G Sabatini (Arg) bt R Hiraki (Japan) 6-3 6-3; K Maleeva (Bul) bt A Grossman (US) 6-3 6-1.