MADRID OPEN Men's singles, first round: F Davin (Arg) bt B Becker (Ger) 6-2 6-2; F Clavet (Sp) bt J Hlasek (Swit) 6-0 3-6 6-4; A Chesnokov (Rus) bt F Montana (US) 6-2 6-2; J Svensson (Swe) bt R Gilbert (Fr) 6-0 6-1; A Olhovskiy (Rus) bt G Raoux (Fr) 2-6 7-5 7-5; J Burillo (Sp) bt L Mattar (Bra) 6-4 6-2; E Sanchez (Sp) bt O Delaitre (Fr) 6-1 6-1; S Edberg (Swe) bt J A Conde (Sp) 6-0 6-3; T Carbonell (Sp) bt J L Rascon (Sp) 6-2 6-3.
MUNICH OPEN Men's singles, first round: M Stich (Ger) bt B Karbacher (Ger) 6-3 6-3; M Naewie (Ger) bt J Sanchez (Sp) 6-3 6-1; T Muster (Aut) bt C-U Steeb (Ger) 6-4 6-2; P Korda (Cz Rep) bt M Larsson (Swe) 7-5 6-4; M Damm (Cz Rep) bt T Enquist (Swe) 7-5 7-5; M Gustafsson (Swe) bt D Prinosil (Ger) 6-1 6-2; N Kulti (Swe) bt G Perez- Roldan (Arg) 6-3 6-3.
ANDRE AGASSI, the Wimbledon champion, due to begin his French Open build-up at the Atlanta clay-court tournament this week, has pulled out of the event with tendinitis in his right wrist.
ATLANTA CHALLENGE Men's singles, first round: J Tarango (US) bt A Krickstein (US) 2-6 6-1 6-3; A Gomez (Ecu) bt J Arias (US) 6-3 6-3; P Sampras (US) bt V Spadea (US) 6-2 6-4; J Eltingh (Neth) bt J Morgan (Aus) 7-5 7-6; J Palmer (US) bt R Reneberg (US) 7-6 7-6; B Shelton (US) bt L Lavalle (Mex) 6-2 6-4; C Mezzadri (It) bt A Sznajder (Can) 6-3 6-2.
MONICA SELES, the world No 1 returning to the women's circuit after a nine- week absence due to illness, beat the Swedish qualifier, Maria Strandlund, 6-2, 6-2 in the first round of the Hamburg tournament yesterday.
HAMBURG WOMEN'S OPEN Singles, first round: H Rusch (Ger) bt S Steud (Fr) 6-3 6-0; M Seles (Yug) bt M Strandlund (Swe) 6-2 6-2; N Baudone (It) bt N Medvedev (Ukr) 6-1 3-6 7-5; P Begerow (Ger) bt N van Lottum (Neth) 4-6 6-4 6- 4; A Huber (Ger) bt B Fulco-Villella (Arg) 6-4 6-7 6-2; P Tarabini (Arg) bt S Frankl (Ger) 6-4 6-1; M Maleeva (Bul) bt C Singer (Ger) 6-4 7-5; L Meskhi (Geor) bt L Neiland (Lat) 6-4 6-0.
WOMEN'S TARENTE TOURNAMENT (Rome) Singles, first round: F Romano (It) bt C Fauche (Swit) 7-5 3-6 6-3; L Ferrando (It) bt V Ruano- Pascual (Sp) 7-5 6-2; N Ercegovic (Croa) bt C Wood (GB) 6-3 6-1; C Papadaki (Gr) bt J Kruger (SA) 6-3 7-6; N Jagerman (Neth) bt M Paz (Arg) 7-6 6-3.
INDONESIAN WOMEN'S OPEN (Jakarta) Singles, first round: C Porwick (Ger) bt P Thoren (Fin) 7-6 6-2; K Godridge (Neth) bt K Nagatsuka (Jap) 2-6 6-2 6-1; E Likhovsteva (Rus) bt J Byrne (Aus) 6-2 6-3; K Boogert (Neth) bt C MacGregor (US) 7-5 6-2; K Quentrec (Fr) bt J Suteja (Indon) 4-6 6-2 6-3; L Niemantsverdriet (Neth) bt J Faull (Aus) 6-3 7-5.
BRITAIN'S Virginia Humphreys-Davies was thrown out of the LTA women's Satellite Tournament in Lee-on-Solent today after three code violations.
LTA WOMEN'S SATELLITE (Lee-on-Solent) First round: I Kurta (US) bt C Grunes (Ger) 6-2 6-0; J Pullin (Sussex) bt S Pifferi (It) 6-4 6-4.Reuse content