Sport in Short: Tennis

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VIENNA MEN'S TROPHY First round: T Buchmayer (Aut) bt T Prerovsky (Aut) 4-6 7-6 6-3; J Siemerink (Neth) bt B Karbacher (Ger) 6-1 6-4; A Chesnokov (Rus) bt S Pescosolido (It) 6-4 6-7 6-4; M Naewie (Ger) bt L Jonsson (Swe) 6-4 6-2; C Bergstrom (Swe) bt A Mansodorf (Isr) 6-4 6-2.

LYONS MEN'S OPEN First round: M Zoecke (Ger) bt M Schapers (Neth) 6-3 6-2; K Novacek (Cz) bt F Cousin (Fr) 6-2 3-6 6-1; C Pioline (Fr) bt T Carbonell (Sp) 6-0 7-5; H Leconte (Fr) bt J Svensson (Swe) 4-6 6-3 7-6.

MIDLAND BANK WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP (Brighton) Qualifying tournament, first round: A Kerek (Ger) bt H Thoms (Ger) 6-3 6-4; K Nowak (Pol) bt V Lake (GB) 6-3 3-6 6-3. Second qualifying round: K Adams (US) bt E Callens (Bel) 7-6 6- 4; N Herreman (Fr) bt M Jaggard-Lai (Aus) 6-3 5-7 7-5; E Brioukhovets (CIS) bt M Strandlund (Swe) 6-4 7-5; L Bacheva (Bul) bt J Pullin (GB) 7-5 6-4; C Dahlman (Swe) bt L Smylie (Aus) 5-7 6-2 6-3; K Nowak bt Kerek 6-2 6-1; C Suire (Fr) bt C Wood (GB) 6-2 6-2; E Reinach (SA) bt A Henricksson (US) 6-2 6-0. Final qualifying round: Adams bt Herreman 7-5 7-6; Bacheva bt Brioukhovets 5-7 6-3 7-5; Reinach bt Suire 6-3 6-2.

WTA RANKINGS: 1 M Seles (Yug); 2 S Graf (Ger); 3 G Sabatini (Arg); 4 M Navratilova (US); 5 A Sanchez Vicario (Sp); 6 Mary Joe Fernandez (US); 7 J Capriati (US); 8 C Martinez (Sp); 9 M Maleeva-Fragniere (Swit); 10 J Novotna (Cz); 11 A Huber (Ger); 12 K Maleeva (Bul); 13 N Tauziat (Fr); 14 M Pierce (Fr); 15 Z Garrison (US); 16 H Sukova (Cz); 17 L McNeil (US); 18 A Coetzer (SA); 19 A Frazier (US); 20 S Appelmans (Bel).

ATP RANKINGS: 1 J Courier (US); 2 S Edberg (Swe); 3 P Sampras (US); 4 M Chang (US); 5 G Ivanisevic (Croa); 6 P Korda (Cz); 7 B Becker (Ger); 8 I Lendl (US); 9 A Agassi (US); 10 W Ferreira (SA); 11 G Forget (Fr); 12 C Costa (Sp); 13 R Krajicek (Neth); 14 M Washington (US); 15 A Volkov (CIS); 16 S Bruguera (Sp); 17 M Stich (Ger); 18 T Muster (Aut); 19 A Krickstein (US); 20 F Clavet (Sp).

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