Sport in Short: Tennis

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NEW SOUTH WALES OPEN (Sydney) Men's singles, first round: T Muster (Aut) bt A Cherkasov (Rus) 6-4 6-2; C Bergstrom (Swe) bt M Larsson (Swe) 6-4 6-2; J Svensson (Swe) bt J Sanchez (Sp) 6-2 4-6 7-5; P Sampras (US) bt A Medvedev (Ukr) 2-6 6-3 6-2; H Holm (Swe) bt A Mancini (Arg) 6-4 6-4; E Sanchez (Sp) bt R Krajicek (Neth) 7-6 7-6; A Mansdorf (Isr) bt C Costa (Sp) 6-1 5-7 6-4; C Pioline (Fr) bt G Forget (Fr) 7-6 6-3; N Kulti (Swe) bt M Gustafsson (Swe) 6-2 6-3; M Woodforde (Aus) bt T Enqvist (Swe) 4-6 6-1 6-1. Women's singles, first round: A Sanchez Vicario (Sp) bt L Meskhi (Geor) 4-6 6-4 6-0; D Monami (Bel) bt E Smylie 6-3 7-5; S Rottier (Neth) bt B Fulco-Villella (Arg) 6-1 6-1; L McNeil (US) bt F Labat (Arg) 6-4 6-4; T Whitlinger (US) bt M Oremans (Neth) 2-6 6-1 6-2; J Capriati (US) bt I Demongeot (Fr) 6-1 6-2; J Wiesner (Aut) bt P Thoren (Fin) 6-4 4-6 6-4; A Huber (Ger) bt A Grossman (US) 6-4 4-6 7-6.

NEW ZEALAND OPEN (Auckland) Men's singles, first round: M Washington (US) bt M A Gorriz (Sp) 3-6 6-4 6-3; M Gollner (Ger) bt S Youl (Aus) 6-3 4-6 6-3; T Carbonell (Sp) bt M Schapers (Neth) 6-7 6-1

6-4; K Evernden (NZ) bt J Bates (GB) 6-2 6-1; C Pridham (Can) bt S Simian (Fr) 6-2 6-2; C Adams (US) bt A Chesnokov (Rus) 4-6 6-3 7-6; B Steven (NZ) bt P Rafter (Aus) 6-4 6-4; A Antonitsch (Aut) bt P Moraing (Ger) 6-3 6-7 6-2; A Volkov (Rus) bt M Ondruska (SA) 6-1 6-3.

VICTORIAN WOMEN'S OPEN (Melbourne) First round: S Testud (Fr) bt G Helgeson (US) 7-6 6-4; E Zardo (Swit) bt N Van Lottum (Fr) 6-3 4-6 6-4; L Neiland (Lat) bt I Gorrochategui (Arg) 6-3 2-6 6-3; L Field (Aus) bt M Bollegraf (Neth) 6-3 6-1; L Harvey- Wild (US) bt A M Foldenyi (Hung) 6-0 0-6 6-4; P Hy (Can) bt K Po (US) 6-4 3-6 6-2; Fang Li (Ch) bt W Probst (Ger) 7-5 6-2; N Provis (Aus) bt E Maniokova (Rus) 7-5 6-4; K Godridge (Aus) bt R White (US) 6-2

6-3; N Sawamatsu (Japan) bt F Bonsignori (It) 4-6 6-2

6-4.

INDONESIAN OPEN (Jakarta) First round: G Pozzi (It) bt L Jonsson (Swe) 6-4 7-5; F Santoro (Fr) bt B Wijaya (Indon) 6-3 6-3; J Eltingh (Neth) bt G Schaller (Aut) 6-3 6-4; H Skoff (Aut) bt J Grabb (US) 6-4 7-6; R Reneberg (US) bt C van Rensburg (SA) 7-5 6-2; P Kuhnen (Ger) bt D Nargiso (It) 7-6

6-4; P Haarhuis (Neth) bt L Lavalle (Mex) 6-3 6-4; D Prinosil (Ger) bt O Delaitre (Fr) 6-4 6-2; A Olhovsky (Rus) bt C Wilkinson (GB) 7-6 3-6 6-0; C-U Steeb (Ger) bt F Roig (Sp) 6-4 6-2.

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