Sport in Short: Tennis

Click to follow
The Independent Online
SWISS INDOOR MEN'S TOURNAMENT (Basle) Singles, first round: J Oncins (Bra) bt A Mancini (Arg) 6-0 1-0 (ret); C Mezzadri (Swit) bt K Novacek (Cz) 6-3 6-2; P Korda (Cz) bt A Cherkasov (CIS) 6-2 6-2; C Pioline (Fr) bt C-U Steeb (Ger) 3-6 6-3 6-4; M Rosset (Swit) bt A Volkov (CIS) 7-6 6-4; N Kulti (Swe) bt B Borg (Swe) 6-2 6-1; I Lendl (US) bt J Siemerink (Neth) 6-4 6-2; B Becker (Ger) bt M Larsson (Swe) 7-5 7-6.

QUEENSLAND OPEN (Brisbane) Singles, first round: K Carlsen (Den) bt A Olhovskiy (Rus) 7-6 7-6; T Hogstedt (Swe) bt Alex Antonitsch (Aut) 6-4 6-2; K Thorne (US) bt R Smith (Bah) 4-6 6-4 6-2; N Borwick (Aus) bt G Doyle (Aus) 7-6 2-6 6-4; D Nargiso (It) bt C Limberger (Aus) 6-2 6-2; S Youl (Aus) bt P Rafter (Aus) 4-6 6-4 6-2. Second round: L Wahlgren (Swe) bt C Pridham (Can) 6-4 6-1; G Raoux (Fr) bt P Baur (Ger) 6-3 6-4.

LEIPZIG WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT Singles, first round: Z Garrison (US) bt J Durie (GB) 5-7 6-1 6-1; K Maleeva (Bul) bt N Medvedeva (Rus) 6-3 6-7 7-5; J Santrock (US) bt L Harvey- Wild (US) 6-2 6-3. Second round: S Graf (Ger) bt L Savchenko-Neiland (Lat) 6-3 6-3; C Martinez (Sp) bt A Dechaume (Fr) 6-4 3-6 6-2; H Sukova (Cz) bt bt S Meier (Ger) 6-3 6-3.

BAYONNE WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT Second round: R McQuillan (Aus) bt C Kohde- Kilsch (Ger) 6-0 6-4; S Rehe (US) bt P Tarabini (Arg) 4-6 6-4 6-2; N Tauziat (Fr) bt A Temesvari (Hung) 6-1 6-1.

TAIPEI WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT Singles, first round: A Coetzer (SA) bt C Cristea (Cz) 6-2 7-6; C MacGregor (US) bt E Iidai (Japan) 6-4 6-0; M Kidowaki (Japan) bt E Okagawa (Japan) 6-1 6-4; D Graham (US) bt J Richardson (NZ) 6-2 7-6; J Byrne (Aus) bt D Faber (US) 2-6 6-4 6-0; N Miyagi (Japan) bt R White (US) 3-6 6-3 6-0; W Shi-ting (Tai) bt A Surgiyama (Japan) 6-1 6-3; L Su-ying (Tai) bt J Faull (Aus) 6-3 4-6 6-4. Second round: S Stafford (US) bt S McCarthy (US) 6-7 6-2 6-1; M Werdel (US) bt S Collins (US) 6-3 6-1. Doubles, first round: A Coetzer and C MacGregor (US) bt A Crossman (US) and M Javer (GB) 6-1 6-2.

SPAIN'S Carlos Costa, the world No 11 and top seed was beaten by Italy's Renzo Furlan, ranked 58th, in the second round of the Palermo tournament last night.

PALERMO MEN'S TOURNAMENT: First round: H Skoff (Aut) bt J-A Conde (Sp) 6-3 7-6. Second round: G Perez-Roldan (Arg) bt J Sanchez (Sp) 6-4 4-6 6-4; F Fontag (Fr) bt F Santoro (Fr) 6-4 6-4; S Bruguera (Sp) bt B Karbacher (Ger) 6-3 6-1; R Furlan (It) C Costa (Sp) 7-5 6-4.

Comments