Sporting Digest: Tennis

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MEN'S NORTHERN ELECTRIC OPEN (Newcastle) First round: G Henderson (GB) bt A Thoms (Ger) 6-4 3-6 6-4; N Marques (Por) bt T Hogstedt (Swe) 6-3 7-5; E Ran (Isr) bt C Beecher 7-6 6-3; R Agenor (Haiti) bt B Cowan 7-6 7-5; D Norman (Bel) bt A Foster (GB) 7-6 7-5; B Black (Zim) bt L Barthez (Fr) 6-2 6-7 6-1.

WOMEN'S SATELLITE TOURNAMENT (Frinton-on-Sea) Second round: N Egorova (Rus) bt R Mawdsley (Aus) 6-3 0-6 6-3; V Webb (Can) bt M Mair (GB) 7-5 6-1; A Mauresmo (Fr) bt K Jagienak (Fr) 6-2 6-4; M Hughes (GB) bt J Fetch (Aus) 7-6 0-6 6-2; S Siddall (GB) bt C Stassen (Neth) 6-2 6-3; K Nugent (Irl) bt Z Mellis (GB) 6-3 6-4; C Hunt (GB) bt L Serna (Sp) 6-4 2-6 7-6; L Varmouzova (San Marino) bt S Indemini (It) 6-4 7-6.

US PRO CHAMPIONSHIPS (Brookline, Mass) First round: M Zimmerman (US) bt K Thorne (US) 6-1 6-2; G Bezecny (US) A Antonitsch (Aut) 6-2 6-7 6-4; G Trifu (Rom) bt P Lundgren (Swe) 6-2 2-6 6-3.

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