Sporting Digest: Tennis

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TRACY AUSTIN, the former world No 1 who was awarded a wild card into the Autoglass Classic at Brighton from 17 to 24 October, has pulled out of the event.

BASLE INDOOR TOURNAMENT Men's singles, second round: M Larsson (Swe) bt M Goellner (Ger) 3-6 7-6 6-4; A Mansdorf (Isr) bt G Raoux (Fr) 7-6 6-2; M Stich (Ger) bt R Gilbert (Fr) 6-4 7-6; D Prinosil (Ger) bt G Pozzi (It) 7-6 6-2; A Boetsch (Fr) bt J Tarango (US) 6-0 6-1; S Edberg (Swe) bt J Renzenbrink (Ger) 3-6 6-3 6-1; M Rosset (Swit) bt T Enqvist (Swe) 6-2 6-3; M Damm (Cz Rep) bt J Siemerink (Neth) 6-4 4-6 7-5.

SALEM OPEN (Kuala Lumpur) Men's singles, second round: J Bjorkman (Swe) bt C Bailey (GB) 6-4 6-2; J Svensson (Swe) bt K Thorne (US) 6-2 6-4; J Bates (GB) bt W Masur (Aus) 6-3 6-3; A Antonitsch (Aut) bt P Haarhuis (Neth) 7-5 6-3; N Borwick (Aus) bt B Steven (NZ) 6-3 6-2; M Chang (US) bt R Weiss (US) 6-1 2-6 6-4; J Eltingh (Neth) bt J Courier (US) 6-4 6-3; G Stafford (SA) bt J Yzaga (Peru) 5-7 6-1 7-5.

SICILIAN TOURNAMENT (Palermo) Men's singles, second round: A Gaudenzi (It) bt S Pescosolido (It) 4-6 6-3 7-5; T Muster (Aut) bt R Furlan (It) 6-1 4-6 6-3; L Mattar (Bra) bt J Burillo (Sp) 6-7 7-6 6-1; A Corretja (Sp) bt J Sanchez (Sp) 3-6 7-5 6-1; F Sanchez (Sp) bt D Vacek (Cz Rep) 3-6 7-5 6-1; F Fontang (Fr) bt J Gisbert (Sp) 6-4 7-6.

SAPPORO OPEN (Tokyo) Women's singles, second round: I Spirlea (Rom) bt A Coetzer (SA) 6-4 2-6 7-6; M Endo (Japan) bt K Kschwendt (Ger) 6-3 6-1; S Stafford (US) bt M Werdel (US) 6-2 6-4; N van Lottum (Fr) bt K Nagatsuka (Japan) 6-4 3-6 6-4; L Raymond (US) bt R Hiraki (Japan) 6-2 6-2; Y Kamio (Japan) bt Y Basuki (Indon) 7-5 7-5; L Harvey-Wild (US) bt B Bowes (US) 6-1 1-6 6-4; D Monami (Bel) bt Wang Shi- ting (Tai) 6-4 6-3.

VOLKSWAGEN CARD CUP (Leipzig) Women's singles, second round: P Fendick (US) bt W Probst (Ger) 7-6 6-3; C Martinez (Sp) bt M Kochta (Ger) 3-6 6-4 6-2; B Rittner (Ger) bt S Rottier (Neth) 6-2 6-3; J Wiesner (Aut) bt A Strnadova (Cz Rep) 2-6 7-5 6-4.

LTA SATELLITE TOURNAMENT (Bracknell): Men's singles, second round: P Hand (Berks) bt B Cowan (Lancs) 6-3 6-4; P Wright (Devon) bt I Herzgerodt (Ger) 6-2 6- 4; D Sapsford (Surrey) bt M Wyeth (Surrey) 6-1 6-2. Third round: B Gyetko (Can) bt S Herdoiza (US) 6-3 3-6 6-2; P Langvardt (Den) bt S Stewart (US) 6-0 6-3; Sapsford bt Wright 6-1 6-0. Quarter-final: T Henman (Oxford) bt Hand 6-4 4-6 6-4.

Women's singles, second round: S Parkhomenko (Rus) bt K Hand (Berks) 6-7 7-6 6- 1; L Ahl (Devon) bt D Huber (US) 7-5 6-4; N Egorova (Rus) bt R Volkerts (Neth) 6-1 6-1. Third round: Parkhomenko bt S Siddall (Dorset) 6-1 6-0; J Pullin (Sussex) bt L Woodroffe (Surrey) 6-7 6-0 6-4; K Cross (Devon) bt T Jecmenica (Yug) 5-7 6-2 6-4. Quarter-final: N Egorova (Rus) bt Ahl (Devon) 7-6 2-6 6-3.

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