Sport in Short: Tennis

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HONG KONG CHAMPIONSHIPS First round: Group 2: T Woodbridge (Aus) bt M Stich (Ger) 2-6 6-3 6-4; I Lendl (US) bt M Damm (Cz) 6-1

6-4. Group 3: R Krajicek (Neth) bt J Sanchez (Sp) 6-7 6-2 6-4; A Volkov (Rus) bt J Bates (GB) 7-5 6-4. Group 4: M Woodforde (Aus) bt L Paes (Ind) 6-0 6-2; G Prpic (Croa) bt W Ferreira (SA) 7-5 3-6 6-3.

VIENNA MEN'S TROPHY First round: H Skoff (Aut) bt J Eltingh (Neth) 6-2 7-5; S Bruguera (Sp) bt G Raoux (Fr) 6-3 6-4; G Pozzi (It) bt A Jarryd (Swe) 6-3 6-4. Second round: T Gollwitzer (Ger) bt T Buchmayer (Aut) 6-4 6-7 6-3; D Prinosil (Cz) bt C Bergstrom (Swe) 6-7 6-1 6-4; B Gilbert (US) bt T Enqvist (Swe) 7-6 7-6.

LYONS MEN'S OPEN First round: A Boetsch (Fr) bt B Wuyts (Bel) 6-2 6-0; R Reneberg (US) bt L Roux (Fr) 7-6 6-4; P Sampras (US) bt J Tarango (US) 7-6 6-3. Second round: M Zoecke (Ger) bt W Masur (Aus) 7-6 7-6; M Washington (US) bt J Hlasek (Swit) 6-3 6-4; K Novacek (Cz) bt H Leconte (Fr) 6-4 6-4.

MIDLAND BANK WOMEN'S INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (Brighton) Singles, first round: N E Reinach (SA) bt P Thoren (Fin) 6-1 7-6; K Nowak (Pol) bt L Bacheva (Bul) 7-5 6-4; M-J Fernandez (US) bt J Durie (GB) 3-2 ret; K Adams (US) bt S-A Siddall (GB) 7-6 6-1. Second round: J Novotna (Cz) bt N Zvereva (CIS) 6-2 6-0; S Graf (Ger) bt A Strnadova (Cz) 6-0 6-4; L McNeil (US) bt L Meskhi (Georgia) 7-6 7-6.

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