Sporting Digest: Tennis

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CINCINNATI TOURNAMENT First round: A Medvedev (Ukr) bt L Paes (Ind) 6-4 6-2; W Ferreira (SA) bt K Carlsen (Den) 6-4 6-3; J Siemerink (Neth) bt G Doyle (Aus) 6-3 6-2; R Reneberg (US) bt S Stolle (Aus) 6-3 7-6; A Cherkasov (Rus) bt A Jarryd (Swe) 6-4 6-0; L Mattar (Bra) bt G Ivanisevic (Croa) 3-6 1-3 (ret); A Agassi (US) bt T Martin (US) 6-3 6-7

6-3. Second round: D Flach (US) bt I Lendl (US) 7-6 2-6 6-2.

SAN MARINO TOURNAMENT First round: R Furlan (It) bt A Portas (Sp) 6-2 6-1; M Stringari (Arg) bt M Aurelio Gorriz (Sp) 7-5 2-6 6-4.

LOS ANGELES WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT First round: A Gavaldon (Mex) bt R De Los Rios (Par) 6-1 6-0; E Smylie (Aus) bt J Watanabe (US) 6-0 6-3; N Baudone (It) bt A Temesvari (Hung) 6-2 3-6 6-3; E Likhovetsva (Kaz) bt L Field (Aus) 6-4 6-2; L McNeil (US) bt K Quentrec (Fr) 7-5 6-3. Second round: Z Garrison-Jackson (US) bt A Keller (US) 6-3

6-4; A Sanchez Vicario (Sp) bt M Jaggard-Lai (Aus) 6-1 6-2; J Halard (Fr) bt C Wood (GB) 6-2 6-1; K Maleeva (Bul) bt L Golarsa (It) 6-3 6-4; H Sukova (Cz) bt D Scott (US) 6-1 6-2.

ATP CHALLENGER TOURNAMENT (Segovia, Sp) First round (Selected): A Foster (GB) bt F Clavet (Sp) 6-3 6-4; M Petchey (GB) bt O Delaitre (Fr) 7-6 6-2; J Burillo (Sp) bt C Bailey (GB) 6-3 7-5.

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