Sporting Digest: Tennis

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DUTCH OPEN (Hilversum): First round: R Furlan (It) bt S Schalken (Neth) 4-6 6-4 6-4; T Carbonell (Sp) bt S Matheu (Fr) 6-4 6-2; G Schaller (Aut) bt M Goellner (Ger) 4-6 6-1 6-4; A Olhovskiy (Rus) bt F Davin (Arg) 2-6 6-3 6-2; J Sanchez (Sp) bt L Lehmann (Ger) 6-4 6-1; G Forget (Fr) bt A Chesnokov (Ru) 2-6 6-3 7-5; F Meligeni (Arg) bt Bernd Karbacher (Ger) 6-2 6-2; P Haarhuis (Neth) bt J Eltingh (Neth) 7-5 7-5; T Gollwitzer (Ger) bt D Nargiso (It) 4-6 6-3 6-3; A Berasategui (Sp) bt J Arese (Sp) 6-4 6-2.

CANADIAN OPEN (Toronto) First round: D Nestor (Can) bt A Volkov (Rus) 6-4 6-3; J Yzaga (Peru) bt J Palmer (US) 6-4 6-7 6-3; A Krickstein (US) bt J Tarango (US) 6-2 6-2; M Washington (US) bt M Knowles (Bah) 4-6 6- 3 6-4; K Braasch (Ger) bt B Kokavec (Can) 6-0 6-4; T Enqvist (Sweden) bt A Antonitsch (Aut) 6-1 4-6 7-5; A Mansdorf (Isr) bt G Stafford (SA) 6-2 6-4; S Ladipo (Nig) bt J Stark (US) 7-6 6-4; S Pescosolido (It) bt L Roux (Fr) 6-3 3-6 7-6; N Pereira (Ven) bt R Weiss (US) 6-4 3-6 7-6; J Bates (GB) bt D Rikl (Cz Rep) 6-3 3-6 6-1.

WTA TOURNAMENT (Stratton, Ver) First round: A Serra-Zanetti (It) bt A Mazzotta (Ven) 6-1 0-6 6-4; A Coetzer (SA) bt C Salvi (It) 6-0 6-0; K Kschwendt (Ger) bt C Porwik (Ger) 6-1 7-5; T Whitlinger-Jones (US) bt A Grossman (US) 7-5 6-1; A Lettiere (US) bt K Maleeva (Bul) 7-6 7-6.

WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (Marka Lankowitz, Aut) First round: A Fusai (Fr) bt S Dopfer (Aut) 6-4 7-6; L Richterova (Cz Rep) bt E Fauth (Aut) 6-3 6-3; S Cecchini (It) bt F Bonsignori (It) 1-6 6-2 6-4; S Farina (It) bt M Grossi (It) 6-7 6-2 6-4; S Frankl (Ger) bt A Montolio (Sp) 6-4 6-4; J Wiesner (Aut) bt B Fulco-Villella (Arg) 7-6 6-3.

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