Sport in Short: Tennis

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AUSTRALIAN OPEN (Melbourne) Men's singles, second round: J Stoltenberg (Aus) bt A Mancini (Arg) 0-6 4-6 6-1 6-2 6-4; G Raoux (Fr) bt R Gilbert (Fr) 3-6 7-6 6-4 6-7 6-1; D Wheaton (US) bt M Chang (US) 6-4 6-3 1-6 6-3; J Courier (US) bt R Weiss (US) 6-2 7-5 6-4; A Medvedev (Ukr) bt L Koslowski (Ger) 6-0 6-1 6-0; C Garner (US) bt J Fitzgerald (Aus) 6-2 7-5 6-3; J Morgan (Aus) bt M Damm (Cz Rep) 7-5 4-6 6-3 6-1; M Stich (Ger) bt F Santoro (Fr) 6-7 6-2 6-2 4-6 6-4; J Siemerink (Neth) bt A Chesnokov (Rus) 6-1 6-3 6-4; K Jones (US) bt L Mattar (Bra) 6-4 6-1 4-6 2-6 6-3; T Woodbridge (Aus) bt A Jarryd (Swe) 6-1 6-1 2-0 ret; T Witsken (US) bt R Krajicek (Neth) 6-4 1-6 6-1 6-4; K Carlsen (Den) bt M Filippini (Urug) 7-5 6-4 6-4; P Korda (Cz Rep) bt J Eltingh (Neth) 7-6 6-2 6-3; G Forget (Fr) bt M Woodforde (Aus) 6-3 6-2 6-3. Doubles, first round: T Nelson (US) and T Svantesson (Swe) bt J Donar and O Jonsson (Swe) 6-7 6-3 11-9; N Borwick and S Youl (Aus) bt M Gollner (Ger) and D Prinosil (Cz Rep) 7-6 7-6; M Keil and D Randall (US) bt R Bathman and R Bergh (Swe) 6-7 7-6 6-3; P McEnroe and J Stark (US) bt R Deppe (SA) and B Steven (NZ) 7-5 4-6 6-1; G Connell (Can) and P Galbraith (US) bt G Doyle and J Eagle (Aus) 6-3 7-5; S Devries (US) and D MacPherson (Aus) bt H Holm (Swe) and B-O Pedersen (Nor) 6-4 7-6; H Jan Davids (Neth) and L Pimek (Bel) bt T Carbonell and C Costa (Sp) 7-6 7-6; B Garnett and T J Middleton (US) bt D Adams (Aus) and A Olhovskiy (Rus) 3-6 7-6 6-4; M Knowles (Baham) and P Wekesa (Ken) bt A Kratzmann and R Rasheed (Aus) 3-6 6-1 6-3; W Ferreira and P Norval (SA) bt H Denman and B Richardson (Aus) 6-4 6-4; R Fromberg and J Morgan (Aus) bt J Cunha-Silva (Por) and T Zdrazila (Cz Rep) 6-3 7-5; M Briggs and T Kronemann (US) bt Neil Broad (GB) and S Kruger (SA) 7-6 6-3; L Jensen and M Jensen (US) bt S Baldas and S Draper (Aus) 6-4 6-3; M Kratzmann and W Masur (Aus) bt M Renstrom and M Tillstrom (Swe) 6-3 6-2; S Edberg (Swe) and Siemerink bt D Perez (Urug) and F Roig (Sp) 6-3 6-2; K Kinnear and S Salumaa (US) bt B Dyke and C Limberger (Aus) 7-5 6-7 14-12.

Women's singles, second round: Z Garrison-Jackson (US) bt D Faber (US) 4-6 6-4 6-2; I Demongeot (Fr) bt M Endo (Japan) 2-6 6-2 6-2; R White (US) bt J Novotna (Cz Rep) 4-6 7-5 6-2; K Po (US) bt P Hy (Can) 6-4 6-2; M Pierce (Fr) bt K Date (Japan) 6-1 6-1; M Oremans (Neth) bt E Reinach (SA) 6-1 6-1; L Davenport (US) bt M Kiene (Neth) 7-5 6-4; G Fernandez (US) bt N Arendt (US) 6-4 7-6; P Fendick (US) bt A Grossman (US) 6-1 7-6; J Halard (Fr) bt K Kschwendt (Ger) 6-4 1-6 6-4; M Seles (Yug) bt M Strandlund 6-2 6-0; C Martinez (Sp) bt M Javer (GB) 7-5 6-1; N Dahlman (Fin) bt S Stafford (US) 6-1 6-2; G Sabatini (Arg) bt N Baudone (It) 6-0 6-1; N Tauziat (Fr) bt W Probst (Neth) 6-2 4-6 6-2; N Provis (Aus) bt L McNeil (US) 3-6 6-1 6-1. Doubles, first round: A Frazier (US) and R Hiraki (Japan) bt J Wiesner (Aut) and R Zrubakova (Slovak) 6-4 6-4; T Morton (Aus) and C Wood (GB) bt S Lohmann and V Martinek (Ger) 6-2 6-1; K Adams (US) and M Bollegraf (Neth) bt L Golarsa (It) and N Herreman (Fr) 6-1 6-2; R Fairbank-Nideffer (SA) and J Richardson (NZ) bt C Barclay and L Stacey (Aus) 7-5 6-2; M Maleeva (Bul) and M Maleeva-Fragniere (Swit) bt C Kuhlman (US) and L Novelo (Mex) 6-3 6-2; F Labat and P Tarabini (Arg) bt J Halard (Fr) and A Huber (Ger) 3-6 6-2 6-4; J Hetherington (Can) and K Rinaldi (US) bt E Iida (Japan) and K Radford (Aus) 6-3 6-3; A Fusai (Fr) and N Tschan (Swit) bt K-A Guse (Aus) and T Price (SA) 6-4 6-1; P Hy (Can) and S Rehe (US) bt K Godridge (Aus) and P O'Reilly (US) 6-3 6-3; L Davenport and C Rubin (US) bt R Simpson-Alter (Can) and T Whitlinger (US) 7-5 6-1; J Emmons and G Helgeson (US) bt M Miyauchi and A Sugiyama (Japan) 6-3 7-6; B Bowes and T Whittington (US) bt K Kschwendt (Ger) and P Langrova (Cz Rep) 6-2 6-2; C MacGregor and S Stafford (US) bt J Byrne and J Faull (Aus) 6-3 6-3; N Pratt and K Sharpe (Aus) bt M Kidowaki and N Sawamatsu (Japan) 6-3 7-6; Date and M Jaggard-Lai (Aus) bt C Benjamin (US) and P Thoren (Fin) 7-5 6-1; L Pleming (Aus) and S Testud (Fr) bt Grossman and A Temesvari-Trunkos (Hung) 6-3 4-6 6-1.

LTA LEADING BRITISH RANKINGS: Men: 1 J Bates (Surrey); 2 C Wilkinson (Hants); 3 C Bailey (Norfolk); 4 M Petchey (Essex); 5 S Cole (Surrey); 6 D Sapsford (Surrey). Women: 1 J Durie (Avon); 2 M Javer (unatt); 3 S Gomer (Devon); 4 C Wood (Sussex); 5 A Grunfeld (Lancs); 6 S-A Siddall (Dorset).

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