Sporting Digest: Tennis

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MARK PETCHEY, the British Davis Cup player, beat Kenny Thorne of the United States to reach the last eight of the Korean Open in Seoul yesterday.

TIM HENMAN, of Great Britain, beat the eighth seed, Eyal Ran of Israel, 6-4, 6-1 in the first round of an ATP Challenger event in Nagoya, Japan yesterday.

MONTE CARLO OPEN First round: A Corretja (Sp) bt A Mancini (Arg) 6-4 7-5; T Muster (Aut) bt J Apell (Swe) 7-6 6-2; G Solves (Fr) bt K Braasch (Ger) 7-6 6-3; S Pescosolido (It) bt A Antonitsch (Aut) 6-3 6-2; M Woodforde (Aus) bt J Svensson (Swe) 6-4 7-6; J Yzaga (Peru) bt A Boetsch (Fr) 6-3 6-7 6-2; A Berasategui (Sp) bt R Gilbert (Fr) 6-2 6-0; S Dosedel (Cz Rep) bt M Rosset (Swit) 6-2 6-3; S Edberg (Swe) bt T Gollwitzer (Ger) 6-4 6-4; A Medvedev (Ukr) bt M Larsson (Swe) 6-2 7-5; R Krajicek (Neth) bt H Holm (Swe) 6-1 6-4; J Sanchez (Sp) bt D Vacek (Cz Rep) 7-5 6-2; A Costa (Sp) bt A Cherkasov (Rus) 6-0 4-6 7-5; M Damm (Cz Rep) bt M Ondruska (SA) 7-5 5-7 6-4; B Karbacher (Ger) bt O Gross (Ger) 6-3 4-6 6-4; A Gaudenzi (It) bt O Delaitre (Fr) 6-4 6-1; M Stich (Ger) bt G Forget (Fr) 6-2 7-5; R Krajicek (Neth) bt H Holm (Swe) 6-1 6-4; H Skoff (Aut) bt F Montana (US) 4-6 6-3 6-4; A Chesnokov (Rus) bt K Alami (Mor) 6-3 6-2; Y Kafelnikov (Rus) bt A Agassi (US) 1-6 6-3 6-4; J Courier (US) by Y El Aynaoui (Mor) 6-0, 6-3.

KOREAN OPEN (Seoul) Second round: A Rafter (Aus) bt A Finnberg (Ger) 7-6 6-3; M Petchey (GB) bt K Thorne (US) 6-0 3-6 7-6; M Ruah (Ven) bt M Blackman (US) 7-5 6-4; C Adams (US) bt Kim Chi-Wan (Kor) 6-3 7-6; K Carlsen (Den) bt G Pozzi (It) 7-6 6-2; J Renzenbrink (Ger) bt A Olhovsky (Rus) 7-6 6-3; B Steven (NZ) bt S Simian (Fr) 7-6 3-6 7-6; P Kilderry (Aus) bt L Gloria (US) 2-6 6-4 7-6; S Stolle (Aus) bt J Bjorkman (Swe) 6-4 6-3.

LTA SATELLITE TOURNAMENT (Nottingham) First round: J Selenius (Fin) bt L Bois (Fr) 6-3 6-4; M Schnitzer (Ger) bt Z Mellis (GB) 6-3 6-2; E Roubanova (GB) bt K Warne-Holland (GB) 7-5 6-2; I Kurta (US) bt M Lincoln (Fin) 7-5 7-6; A Tordoff (Kent) bt F Guardigly (SMR) 6-4 6-4; T Karsten (Ger) bt K Sanderson (US) 6-1 6-3; N Jarlan (Fr) bt R Nielsen (Den) 6-1 6-0; M Scartoni (It) bt M Guglielni (It) 2-6 6-4 6-4; E Nortje (SA) bt T Croson (GB) 7-5 6-2; S Peters (Aus) bt T Evans (US) 6-2 6-0; E Krejcova (Cz Rep) bt K Ishida (Japan) 4-6 6-3 6-2; L Jelfs (GB) bt C Ampuero (Sp) 6-1 6-1; F Hearn (GB) bt J Dawson (GB) 7-6 7-5; E Gagliardi (Mon) bt V Safarova (Cz Rep) 6-7 6-3 6-4; C Taylor (GB) bt C Stassen (Neth) 6-7 7-5 6-1.

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