Sporting Digest: Tennis

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STELLA ARTOIS MEN'S TOURNAMENT (Queen's Club, London) Singles first round: B Shelton (US) bt T Nydahl (Swe) 6-4 7-6; J Stoltenberg (Aus) bt J Eagle (Aus) 6-1 6-1; T Henman (GB) bt P Lundgren (Swe) 7-5 7-6; J Bjorkman (Swe) bt G Stafford (SA) 2-6 6-2 6-1; B Steven (NZ) bt J Frana (Arg) 6-2 6-3; D Engel (Swe) bt S Simian (Fr) 7-6 6-3; J Morgan (Aus) bt G Doyle (Aus) 6-2 4-6 6-3; S Matsuoka (Japan) bt K Alami (Mor) 6-4 6-4; D Witt (US) bt S Bryan (US) 6-2 7-5; D Wheaton (US) bt M Joyce (US) 6-4 6-4; J Apell (Swe) bt M Woodforde (Aus) 6-4 7-6; A O'Brien (US) bt C Wilkinson (GB) 6-3 6-2; C Van Rensburg (SA) bt T Woodbridge (Aus) 4-6 6-4 6-0; M Petchey (GB) bt M Ruah (Ven) 6-2 7-5; B Black (Zim) bt G Forget (Fr) 7-5 6-4. Second round: J Bates (GB) bt B Becker (Ger) 7-5 7-6; D Nestor (Can) bt R Reneberg (US) 6-1 4-6 6-3.

DFS WOMEN'S CLASSIC (Edgbaston): First round: S-A Siddall (GB) bt C Wegink (Neth) 6-2 6-2; C Vis (Neth) bt I Demongeot (Fr) 6-3 3-6 6-3; J Pullin (GB) bt R Grande (It) 6-3 6-3; M De Swardt (SA) bt S McCarthy (US) 7-6 6-4; N Pratt (Aus) bt J Byrne (Aus) 2-6 6-3 6-4; N Jaggard-Lai (Aus) bt M Joubert (SA) 6-2 6-2; E Callens (Bel) bt E Tartakova (Ukr) 6-3 6-4; P Kamstra (Neth) bt K-A Guse (Aus) 6-4 6-3; C Wood (GB) beat A Sugiyama (Japan) 6-4 3-6 6-4. Second round: P Shriver (US) leads C Singer (Ger) 1-0; N Tauziat (Fr) leads A Henricksson (US) 6-3 2-0; L Golarsa (It) leads L Schaerer (Para)

6-2 4-1; T Krizan (Slov) and M McGrath (US) failed to finish first game.

CONTINENTAL GRASSCOURT MEN'S TOURNAMENT (Rosmalen, Neth) First round: W Masur (Aus) bt L Gloria (US) 6-1 6-4; J Eltingh (Neth) bt H J Davids (Neth) 6-3 7-6; J Grabb (US) bt A Olhovskiy (Rus) 7-5 6-3; D Nainkin (SA) beat G Pozzi (It) 7-5 6-2; K Braasch (Ger) bt L Roux (Fr) 6-4 6-2; F Wibier (Neth) bt R Matuszewski (US) 7-6 6-3; R Krajicek (Neth) bt J Renzenbrink (Ger) 6-1 6-4; M Zoecke (Ger) bt A Mronz (Ger) 7-6 7-5; N Pereira (Ven) bt A Jarryd (Swe) 6-3 3-6 6-4; A Antonitsch (Aut) bt M Hadad (Col) 6-3 6-4; S Schalken (Neth) bt D Vacek (Cz Rep) 6-4 6-4; H Leconte (Fr) bt H Dreekmann (Ger) 6-1 6-3; D Nargiso (It) bt M Stadling (Swe) 2-6 6-4 7-5; J Stark (US) bt S Lareau (Can) 7-6 6-4; S Youl (Aus) bt D Poliakov (Ukr) 6-3 6-2.

ATP MEN'S TOURNAMENT (Florence) First round: G Markus (Arg) bt O Camporese (It) 6-2 4-6 7-5; H De La Pena (Arg) bt R Furlan (It) 6-4 6-1; Y El Anoui (Mor) bt F Sanchez (Sp) 6-3 6-3; R Fromberg (Aus) bt J Burillo (Sp) 6-4 6-1; J Sanchez (Sp) bt N Kulti (Swe) 6-3 6-2; G Galimberti (It) bt D Sanguinetti (It) 7-5 6-3; Y El Aynaoui (Mor) bt F Sanchez (Sp) 6-3 6-3; R Fromberg (Aus) bt J Burillo (Sp) 6-4 6-1; J Sanchez (Sp) bt N Kulti (Swe) 6-3 6-2; A Costa (Sp) bt L Jonsson (Swe) 4-6 6-1 6-4; T Carbonell (Sp) bt S Pescosolido (It) 6-7 7-6 6-0.

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