Sporting Digest: Tennis

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EUROPEAN COMMUNITY CHAMPIONSHIP (Antwerp) First round: C Pioline (Fr) bt M Washington (US) 7-5 7-5; J Van Herck (Bel) bt A O'Brien (US) 6-4 7-5; C Adams (US) bt D Witt (US) 6-D Wheaton (US) 6-3 6-2; M Gustafsson (Swe) bt M Woodforde (Aus) 6-3 6-1; B Becker (Ger) bt J Stoltenberg (Aus) 2-6 6-3 7-5.

KREMLIN CUP (Moscow) First round: A Cherkasov (Rus) bt D Nargiso (It) 7-6 7-5; E Karelnikov (Rus) bt K Carlsen (Den) 4-6 6-3 6-2; M Damm (Cz Rep) bt J Eltingh (Neth) 6-2 7-6; A Volkov (Rus) bt B Borg (Swe) 4-6 6-3 7-6.

BUENOS AIRES MEN'S OPEN First round: A Corretja (Sp) bt M Wilander (Swe) 6-2 7-6; F Santoro (Fr) bt A Mancini (Arg) 6-3 2-6 6-3; D Rikl (Cz Rep) bt C Dosedel (Cz Rep) 6-2, 6-3; J Frana (Arg) bt J Yzaga (Peru) 6-4 7-6; A Berasategui (Sp) bt F Davin (Arg) 6-1 6-2; J Arrese (Sp) bt M Filippini (Urug) 6-3 5-7 6-4; D Perez (Urug) bt H de la Pena (Arg) 7-6 6-4.

PHILADELPHIA WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT Singles, first round: A Frazier (US) bt G Fernandez (US) 6-3 6-2; N Zvereva (Bela) bt A Miller (US) 6-1 7-6; M Werdel (US) bt T Whitlinger (US) 5-7 6-3 7-6; A Henrickson (US) bt P Begarow (Ger) 6-3 6-4; S Graf (Ger) bt D Graham (US) 6-2 6-0; C Martinez (Sp) bt G Helgeson (US) 6-4 3-1 ret.

LTA WOMEN'S SATELLITE TOURNAMENT (Swindon) Singles first round: S Parhomenko (Rus) bt S Boulding (Yorks) 6-2 6-1; V Massart (Fr) bt E Penalvo Lopez (Sp) 2-6 6-0 6-4; S-A Siddall (Dorset) bt C Stassen (Neth) 6-2 7-6; S Tse (IoM) bt C Hunt (Dorset) 6-1 6-4; C Billingham (Oxfordshire) bt A Smith (Staffs) 4-6 6-4 6- 2; E Borras (Sp) bt T Obziler (Isr) 7-6 6-3; C Taylor (Oxfordshire) bt A Chaudhuri (Hants) 6-1 6- 1; V Humphreys-Davies (Cambs) bt E Roubanova (Rus) 6-7 6-2 7-5; J Dubcova (Cz Rep) bt R Volkerts (Neth) 6-7 6-2 6-0; V Le Droff (Fr) bt N Nagyova (Slovak) 7-5 6-3; M Hughes (Wal) bt E Habeler (Aus) 6-3 6-4; E Bond (Gloucs) bt H Hogh (Ger) 6-0 6-0; J Ward (Durham) bt Z Mellis (Essex) 7-6 6-3; D Cocos (Rom) bt K Nugent (Irl) 6-4 1-0 ret; F Boucard (Fr) bt N Egorova (CIS) 6-4 4-6 6-4; A Scheider (Ger) bt V Safarova (RCS) 6-3 7-6.

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