Sporting Digest: Tennis

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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. Czech Republic 2 Switzerland 0 (P Langrova bt N Tschau6-3 6-4; R Bobkova bt G Dondit 6-36-2. Germany 2 Belgium 0 (M Kochta bt N Feber 7-5 2-6 6-0; B Rittner bt L Courtois 6-0 6-2).

ATP WORLD DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIP (Johannesburg): Hewitt-McMillan Group: M Kratzmann and W Masur (Aus) bt L Jensen and M Jensen (US) 7-6 5-7 6-2; D Adams (Aus) and A Olhovskiy (Rus) bt G Connell (Can) and P Galbraith (US) 6-3 3-6 6-3. Forbes-Segal Group: J Eltingh/P Haarhuis (Neth) bt T Woodbridge/M Woodforde (Aus) 6-3 6-4; S Casal/E Sanchez (Sp) bt T Nijssen (Neth)/C Suk (Cz Rep) 6-3 6-7 7-6.

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