Sport in Short: Tennis

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The Independent Online
MARC ROSSET, Switzerland's Olympic champion, has made an early commitment to play in the Direct Line Manchester Open next June. The sponsors have announced an increase in prize money for the pre-Wimbledon men's grasscourt tournament from dollars 171,000 ( pounds 108,000) to pounds 225,000.

STOCKHOLM OPEN Men's singles, first round: J Hlasek (Swit) bt J Carlsson (Swe) 6-2 6-4; A Boetsch (Fr) bt J Sanchez (Sp) 6-2 4-6 6-3; M Larsson (Swe) bt J Siemerink (Neth) 3-6 6-4 6-1; D Wheaton (US) bt M Woodforde (Aus) 6-7 7-6 6-4; D Rostagno (US) bt M Norman (Swe) 6-2 6-1. Second round: T Muster (Aut) bt L Wahlgren (Swe) 6-4 4-6 6-4; C Bergstrom (Swe) bt C Costa (Sp) 3-6 6-4 6-3; A Mansdorf (Isr) bt A Volkov (Rus) 7-6 6-1; S Edberg (Swe) bt A Medvedev (Ukr) 6-1 7-6; K Novacek (Cz) bt A Chesnokov (Rus) 6-1 3-6 6-4; B Becker (Ger) bt J Svensson (Swe) 6-4 6-2; M Gustafsson (Swe) bt F Clavet (Sp) 6-2 6-2.

WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (San Juan, PR) First round: Gr Hegelson (US) bt T Whitlinger (US) 3-6 6-0 7-6; C Rubin (US) bt K Boogert (Neth) 6-2 6-3; K Rinaldi (US) bt A Keller (US) 7-5 6-4; L Allen (US) bt M Kochta (Cz) 6-2 6-3; A Coetzer (SA) bt C Khulman (US) 6-2 6-1; J Halard (Fr) bt D Faber (US) 6-1 6-2.

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