EUROPEAN WOMEN'S TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS (Sheffield) First round: Great Britain 1 Netherlands 2 (M Wainwright lost to K Boogert 6-7 1-6; C Wood bt S Rottier 7-5 6-3; Wood and V Lake lost to Boogert and P Kamstra 2-6 6-4 1-6). Italy 3 Sweden 0 (R Grande bt M Vallin 6-3 6-4; S Cecchini bt A Carlsson 6-7 6-3 6-2; G and L Garrone bt Carlsson and M Lindstrom 6-3 6-3.
TODD WOODBRIDGE and Mark Woodforde made a poor start to their defence of their ATP World Doubles Championship in Johannesburg yesterday. The second seeds dropped the first set to the seventh seeds, Tom Nijssen and Cyril Suk, before pulling through 6-7, 6-3, 6-2.
ATP WORLD DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIP (Johannesburg): Round-robin: Forbes-Segal group: J Eltingh and P Haarhuis (Neth) bt S Casal and E Sanchez (Sp) 6-2 6-4; T Woodbridge and M Woodforde (Aus) bt T Nijssen (Neth) and C Suk (Cz Rep) 6-7 6-3 6-2. Hewitt-McMillan group: G Connell (Can) and P Galbraith (US) bt M Kratzmann and W Masur (Aus) 6-4 6-4; D Adams (Aus) and A Olhovskiy (Rus) bt L Jensen and M Jensen (US) 6-3 6-4.Reuse content