Sport in Short: Tennis

Click to follow
The Independent Online
FEDERATION CUP (Frankfurt, clay) Second round: United States bt Denmark 3-0 (G Fernandez bt K Ptaszek 4-6 6-3 6-0; L McNeil bt S Albinus 7-5 6-0; P Shriver and D Graham bt Ptaszek and H Kjar-Nielsen 6-4 6-2). France bt CIS 3-0 (M Pierce bt Y Makarova 6-1 6-2; N Tauziat bt Y Manyukova 6-1 6-3; Tauziat and I Demongeot bt Makarova and Y Pogorelova 6-3 6-3). Spain bt Canada 2-1 (C Martinez lost to H Kelesi 6-7 2-6; A Sanchez Vicario bt P Hy 6-4

6-2; Sanchez Vicario and Martinez bt Hy and J Hetherington 6-4 6-0). Czechoslovakia bt South Korea 3-0 (H Sukova bt Kim Jeon-sook 6-1 7-6; J Novotna bt Park Sung-hee4-6 6-2 6-3; Novotna and A Strnadova bt Kim and Lee Jeong-myung 6-3 6-3). Argentina bt Japan 2-1 (F Labat bt M Endo 6-1 6-1; M Paz lost to K Date 6-4 1-6 3-6; Labat and P Tarabini bt Date and M Kidowaki 7-5 6-3). Germany bt Netherlands 2-1 (A Huber bt N Muns-Jagerman 7-5 3-6 6-1; S Graf bt B Schultz 6-3 7-6; B Ritter and S Hack lost to Muns-Jagerman and M Oremans 6-2 5-7 4-6). Poland bt Sweden 2-1 (M Mroz lost to C Dahlman 2-6 1-6; K Nowak bt C Lindqvist 7-6

6-7 6-3; Mroz and K Teodorwicz bt M Strandlund and M Lindstrom 6-3 6-2). Australia bt Austria 2-1 (R McQuillan bt P Ritter 4-6 6-2 6-0; N Provis lost to J Wiesner 7-5 3-6 4-6; Provis and R Stubbs bt Ritter and Wiesner 6-2 6-0).

Play-offs: Paraguay bt New Zealand 3-0 (L Schaerer bt H Guy 3-6 6-2 6-3; R De Los Rios bt J Richardson 6-3 6-2; De Los Rios and V Valdovinos bt C Toleafoa and A Trail 6-1 6-1). Britain bt Chile 3-0 (S Gomer bt B Castro 6-2 6- 0; J Durie bt P Cabezas 6-7 6-0 6-1; Gomer and C Wood bt P Sepulveda and M Miranda 6-3 6-1.

NORTHERN ELECTRIC OPEN GRASS-COURT TOURNAMENT (Newcastle upon Tyne): Men's singles, First round: C Van Rensburg (SA) bt C Bailey (GB) 3-6 6-3 6-2. Second round: G Rusedski (Can) bt S Simian (Fr) 6-37-6; J Renzenbrink (Ger) bt C Saceanu (Ger) 6-3 3-6 6-4; B Joelson (US) bt F Wibier (Neth) 6-7 7-6 6-4; P Nyborg (Swe) bt C Wilkinson (GB) 7-6 6-3; D Vacek (Cz) bt K Kinnear (US) 6-1 6-2; J Frana (Arg) bt L Paes (Ind) 6-3 6-3.

WOMEN'S LTA SATELLITE TOURNAMENT (Frinton): Second round: C Billingham (GB) bt K Hand (GB) 6-1 6-1; K Cross (GB) bt C Alfred (Wal) 6-1 6-4; B Griffiths (GB) bt M Metcalfe (GB) 3-6

6-3 6-3; G Briggs (Aus) bt H Crook (GB) 6-3 6-4; A Smith (GB) bt T Cook (Aus) 6-1 6-1; V Davies (Wal) bt J Pullin (GB) 6-7 6-2 6-3; S Tse (GB) bt T Wainwright (GB) 6-4 3-6 6-2; R Mawdsley (Aus) bt S Tokiwa (Jap) 6-1 6-1.

STUTTGART OPEN CLAY-COURT TOURNAMENT Second round: O Delaitre (Fr) bt B Becker (Ger) 6-3 6-4; A Medvedev (CIS) bt A Volkov (CIS) 6-4 6-2; A Cherkasov (CIS) bt R Furlan (It) 7-6 6-4; G Ivanisevic (Croa) bt M Larsson (Swe) 6-4 6-4; E Sanchez (Sp) bt F Davin (Arg) 6-2 6-4; K Novacek (Cz) bt A Berasategui (Arg) 6-7 7-6 6-2; F Clavet (Sp) bt C-U Steeb 6-3 7-6; C Costa (Sp) bt C Bergstrom (Swe) 6-3 7-6; T Muster (Aut) bt M Rosset (Swit) 6-3 6-2; S Edberg (Swe) bt C Miniussi (Arg) 7-5 6-2; M Stich (Ger) bt A Olhovskiy (CIS)

6-4 7-5; W Ferreira (SA) bt C Dosedel (Cz) 6-4 7-5; S Bruguera (Sp) bt S Pescosolido (It) 6-3 6-3; J Sanchez (Sp) bt A Chesnokov (CIS) 4-6 7-6 7-5; B Karbacher (Ger) bt M Chang (US) 6-4 4-6 6-3; A Mancini (Arg) bt C Pioline (Fr) 6-4 6-7 7-6.

MEN'S HARDCOURT TOURNAMENT (Washington DC) First round: J Palmer (US) bt S Stolle (Aus) 6-2 6-4; P Kuhnen (Ger) bt S Bryan (US) 6-1 6-3; J Arias (US) bt C Pridham (Can) 6-4 3-6 6-1; G Muller (SA) bt G Connell (Can) 6-3 6-7 7-6; T Martin (US) bt T Witsken (US) 6-3 6-1; D Randall (US) bt B Garnett (US) 6-4 6-7 6-2; G Pozzi (It) bt D Rikl (Cz) 6-2 6-1; J Bates (GB) bt F Montana (US) 7-6 6- 3; J Brown (US) bt M Laurendeau (Can) 6-4 4-6 6-4; G Raoux (Fr) bt J Stark (US) 6-4 6-2; T Hogstedt (Swe) bt B Borg (Swe) 6-4 7-6; R Koenig (SA) bt G Bloom (Isr) 7-5 4-6 7-6; P Lundgren (Swe) bt K Flach (US) 7-5 6-2; H Holm (Swe) bt R Reneberg (US) 6-1 6-3; A Antonitsch (Aut) bt C Caratti (It) 6- 3 6-3. Second round: P Korda (Cz) bt J Brown (US) 4-6 6-2 6-3; A Antonitsch (Aut) bt L Lavalle (Mex) 4-6 6-0 6-2; W Masur (Aus) bt D Randall (US) 6-2 7-5; A Mansdorf (Isr) bt R Agenor (Haiti) 6-2 6-0; G Raoux (Fr) bt A Krickstein (US) 7-5 2-6 6-3; M Washington (US) bt T Hogstedt (Swe) 7-5 6-0; H Holm (Swe) bt T Martin (US) 7-6 7-5; I Lendl (US) bt J Palmer (US) 6-4 6-1; R Koenig (SA) bt G Pozzi (It) 3-6 6-4 6-4.

WOMEN'S HARDCOURT TOURNAMENT (Mahwah, NJ) First round: R White (US) bt S Schefflin 6-4 6-3; T Whitlinger (US) bt A Leand (US) 6-0 6-0; J Santrock (US) bt T O'Reilly 6-3 6-2; J Emmons (US) bt T A Zawacki (US) 6-2 7-6; A Keller (US) bt T Whitlinger (US) 3-6 6-3 6-2; B Bowes (US) bt E O'Neill (US) 6-1 6-0.

Comments