Sport in Short: Tennis

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MEN'S AUSTRALIAN HARDCOURT CHAMPIONSHIPS (Adelaide) First round: R Fromberg (Aus) bt M Gustafsson (Swe) 6-7 6-4 6-3; A Volkov (Rus) bt J Svensson (Swe) 7-6 6-3; C Bergstrom (Swe) bt K Carlsen (Den) 7-6 6-2; A O'Brien (US) bt B Dyke (Aus) 7-6 7-6; R Krajicek (Neth) bt T Enqvist (Swe) 6-1 6-4; J Stoltenberg (Aus) bt M Ondruska (SA) 7-6 6-0; D Pate (US) bt D DiLucia (US) 6-4 6-4; J Fitzgerald (Aus) bt S Bruguera (Sp) 6-4 2-6 7-6; J Burillo (Sp) bt D Wheaton (US) 6-1 6-3.

WOMEN'S AUSTRALIAN HARDCOURT CHAMPIONSHIP (Brisbane) First round: Shi- Ting Wang (Tai) bt L McShea (Aus) 3-6 6-0 6-1; N Dahlman (Fin) bt L Davenport (US) 6-0 7-5; P Thoren (Fin) bt D Faber (US) 7-6 6-1. Second round: N Pratt (Aus) bt G Pizzichini (It) 6-0 6-3; S Rottier (Neth) bt A Strnadova (Cz Rep) 6-2 6-2; R McQuillan (Aus) bt I Gorrochategui (Arg) 6-3 6-4; C Martinez (Sp) bt Li Fang (Ch) 6-3 6-1; A Gavaldon (Mex) bt S Testud (Fr) 6-4 6-4; R Zrubakova (Slovak) bt L Golarsa (It) 6-3 7-5; M Bollegraf (Neth) bt C Rubin (US) 6-3 1-6 6-4; M Maleeva (Bul) bt N Jagerman-Muns (Neth) 6-2 6- 2; F Labat (Arg) bt K Po (US) 6-4 6-2; M Oremans (Neth) bt J Limmer (Aus) 6-4 6-4.

HOPMAN CUP MIXED TEAMS TOURNAMENT (Perth, WA): Germany bt Ukraine 2-1 (S Graf bt N Medvedeva 6-2 6-1; M Stich lost to A Medvedev 5-7 5-7; Stich and Graf bt Medvedev and Medvedeva 7- 5 6-3); Cz Rep bt Australia 2-1 (J Novotna lost to N Provis 1-6 4-6; P Korda bt W Masur 6-2 7-6; Korda and Novotna bt Masur and Provis 6-2 7-6).

BP CHALLENGER MEN'S TOURNAMENT (Wellington, NZ) First round: S Laureau (Can) bt R Moller (NZ) 6-1 6-2; P Moraing (Ger) bt J Greenhalgh (NZ) 6-1 6-4; G Stafford (SA) bt C Caratti (It) 6-3 6-4; P Rafter (Aus) bt K Evernden (NZ) 6-3 7-5; F Wibier (Neth) bt B Dunn (US) 7-6 7-6; T Ho (US) bt B Devening (US) 6-0 6-4; L Gloria (US) bt S Downs (NZ) 6-4 7-5.

ATP TOUR WORLD SERIES TOURNAMENT (Kuala Lumpur) Men's singles, first round: O Delatre (Fr) bt C Wilkinson (GB) 6-4 6-4.

QATAR OPEN MEN'S TOURNAMENT (Doha): First round: M Gorriz (Sp) bt M Rosset (Swit) 5-7 7-6 2-0 ret; Y Kafelnikov (Rus) bt J Bates (GB)

6-3 6-3; J Sanchez (Sp) bt M Jensen (US) 6-2 6-3; S Edberg (Swe) bt K Braasch (Ger) 6-3 7-6; P Kuhnen (Ger) bt T Carbonell (Sp) 2-6 6-4 6-1; B Wuyts (Bel) bt V Amritraj (Ind) 6-2 6-4; B Becker (Ger) bt G Muller (SA) 6-7 6-2 6-0; M Schapers (Neth) bt M Zoecke (Ger) 6-2 6-3.

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