Sporting Digest: Tennis

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VOLVO MEN'S INTERNATIONAL (New Haven, Connecticut): First round: V Spadea (US) bt P Haarhuis (Neth) 6-3 6-2; I Lendl (US) bt D Rikl (Cz Rep) 6-4 6-2; W Black (Zim) bt B Gilbert (US) 6-3 6-0; D Vacek (Cz Rep) bt K Carlsen (Den) 2-6 7-6 7-6; J Burillo (Sp) bt P Arnold (Arg) 1-6 6-3 6-4; D Adams (Aus) bt L Jonsson (Swe) 6-4 6-3; M Rios (Chile) bt D Nainkin (SA) 6-4 3-6 6-1; J Apell (Swe) bt J Palmer (US) 7-6 7-5; J Bjorkman (Swe) bt L Jensen (US) 6-2 6-4; R Gilbert (Fr) bt J Tarango (US) 6-2 6-2; M Philippoussis (Aus) bt M Petchey (GB) 4-6 6-3 6-2; A O'Brien (US) bt G Forget (Fr) 4-6 6-3 7-6; P McEnroe (US) bt S Lareau (Can) 6-3 7-5; R Smith (Baham) bt M Ruah (Ven) 7-6 6-4. Second round: J Siemerink (Neth) bt A Agassi (US) 6-3 3-6 6-3; Y Kafelnikov (Rus) bt R Weiss (US) 7-6 6-1; V Spadea (US) bt D Adams (Aus) 6-3 6-3; M Washington (US) bt M Philippoussis (Aus) 7-5 6-2; P Korda (Cz Rep) bt C Adams (US) 3-6 7-5 7-5; W Black (Zim) bt A Olhovskiy (Rus) 4-6 6-3 7-5; I Lendl (US) bt J Bjorkman (Swe) 6-4 7-6; S Pescosolido (It) bt P McEnroe (US) 0-6 7-6, 7-6. P Rafter (Aus) bt A O'Brien (US) 6-4 6-3; M Rosset (Swit) bt J Apell (Swe) 6-4 6-2; B Becker (Ger) bt R Smith (Bah) 6-3 6-4.

ATP TOURNAMENT (Graz, Aut) Second round: G Schaller (Aut) bt P Wekesa (Ken) 6-4 6-4; F Roig (Sp) bt E Couto (Por) 6-1 6-0; F Santoro (Fr) bt E Alvarez (Sp) 7-6 6-2; J Arrese (Sp) bt S Cortes (Chile) 6-3 6-1.

CANADIAN WOMEN'S OPEN (Montreal): First round: N Tauziat (Fr) bt L Ferrando (It)

6-3 6-1; K Maleeva (Bul) bt F Labat (Arg) 6-2

6-1; C Rubin (US) bt L Neiland (Lat) 7-6 6-3; J Wiesner (Aut) bt M McGrath (US) 6-2 6-2; E Likhovtseva (Kaz) bt G Helgeson (US) 3-6 6-1

6-2. Second round: S Graf (Ger) bt S Cacic (US) 6-1 6-2; A Sanchez Vicario (Sp) bt A Carlsson (Swe) 6-4 6-2; G Sabatini (Arg) bt S Testud (Fr) 6-1 6-3; M Oremans (Neth) bt A Huber (Ger) 6-3 4-6 6-4; Y Basuki (Indon) bt M Maleeva (Bul) 6-4 2-6 6-3; N Sawamatsu (Japan) bt S Stafford (US) 6-2 5-7 6-3; E Reinach bt D Graham (US) 3-6 6-2 6-4.

MIDLAND BANK NATIONAL JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (Nottingham): Boys' 18-and-under singles, third round: A Osterrieth (Kent) bt J Trotman (Suffolk) 6-3 6-2; M Ingham (Lancs) bt B O'Connor (Durham and Cleveland) 6-2 3-6 6-1; S Crabtree (Dorset) bt G Jones (Kent) 6-0 2-6 7-5; L Milligan (Middlesex) bt B Haran (Hants and IoW) 6-4 6-7 6-3; C Bennett (Hereford and Worcester) bt S Clark (Warwicks) 6-2 6-4. Girls' 18-and-under singles, third round: J Choudhury (Cambs) bt A Janes (Essex) 7-5 6-3; J Dawson (Sussex) bt F Hearn (Middx) 6-2 6-2; Z Mellis (Essex) bt L Fletcher (Durham and Cleveland) 6-3 6-2; T Callow (Middx) bt E Smith (Wilts) 6-3 6-1; K Roubanova (Berks) bt J Duncan (North of Scotland) 6-3 6-0. Boys' 14-and-under singles, third round: D Sherwood (Yorks) bt M Seed (Durham and Cleveland) 6-2 6-2; K Harbott (Middx) bt A Hill (Cornwall) 6-3 6-4; D Kiernan (Durham and Cleveland) bt J Clayton (Cheshire) 6-2 6-4; A Wakefield (Notts) bt P Sztukowski (Cheshire) 6-2 6-2; M Hilton (Cheshire) bt D Shirley (Kent) 6-1 6-3; S Rhodes (Surrey) bt W Wright (Lincs) 6-3 6-1; S Dickson (Cheshire) bt T Greenland (Oxon) 6-1 6-1. Girls' 14-and-under singles, third round: L Cartwright (Warwicks) bt V Hall (Notts) 6-4 4-6

6-4; S Lydon (Somerset) bt E Cheung (Yorks)

6-1 6-2; H Collin (Surrey) bt K Elliot (Herts) 7-5

6-1; J Cunliffe (Durham and Cleveland) bt L Naqushbandi (Essex) 6-0 6-1; C Aldridge (Hants and IoW) bt E Hare (Oxon) 6-2 6-1; R Hutchins (Surrey) bt H Reesby (Notts) 6-1 1-6 6-2.

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