Sport in Short: Tennis

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US OPEN (Flushing Meadow, New York) Men's singles, first round: M WASHINGTON (US) bt F Montana (US) 6-3 7-6 6-3; R KRAJICEK (Neth) bt F Clavet (Sp) 7-6 6-7 6-3 6-4; M Goellner (Ger) bt A Jarryd (Swe) 3-6 6-3 6-4 6-0; I LENDL (US) bt J Yzaga (Peru) 6-7 6-1 7-5 4-6 6-3; E Sanchez (Sp) bt P KORDA (Cz) 6-2 4-6 2-6; 6-1 7-6; J Connors (US) bt J Oncins (Bra) 6-1 6-2 6-3.

Second round: J COURIER (US) bt A Chesnokov (CIS) 4-6 6-3 6-3 6-1; J Siemerink (Neth) bt S Pescosolido (It) 6-3 6-4 7-6.

Women's singles, second round J CAPRIATI (US) bt S Testud (Fr) 6-2 6-3; R White (US) bt S Rehe (US) 7-5 5-7 6-0; N Dahlman (Fin) bt R Simpson- Alter (Can) 6-4 6-4; C Cunningham (US) bt K Rinaldi (US) 7-6 6-2; S GRAF (Ger) bt P Shriver (US) 7-5 6-3; K MALEEVA (Bul) bt D Monami (Bel) 6-3 6-4; F Labat (Arg) bt I Majoli (Croa) 6-3 6- 3; A Coetzer (SA) bt N TAUZIAT (Fr) 6-0 6-0; C Rubin (US) bt N Provis (Aus) 7-6 6-3; R McQuillan (Aus) bt N London (US) 6-1 7-6; M Maleeva (Bul) bt M NAVRATILOVA (US) 6-4 0-6 6-3.

* Seeds in capitals

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