Sporting Digest: Tennis

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LTA SATELLITE CHAMPIONSHIP (Bracknell): Men's singles, first round: M Tebbutt (Aus) bt N Weal (Hants) 6-4 6-1; C Ferreira (SA) bt A Richardson (Lincs) 7-5 6-3; L Matthews (Hants) bt C Beecher (Kent) 4-6 6-3 7-5; T Henman (Oxford) bt P Cooper (Warwicks) 6-1 4-6 6-1; J Delgado (Berks) bt L Sabin (Dorset) 6-3 6-4; N Gould (Bristol) bt P Fowler (Durham & Cleveland) 6-2 6-1; M Roberts (US) bt T Meeuws (Bel) 7-5 6-7 6-2; P Hand (Berks) bt J Baily (Hants) 7-6 7-6; B Larkham (Aus) bt M Wyeth (Surrey) 6-1 6-4; M Calvelli (It) bt P Languardt (Den) 4-6 7-6 6-1; S Hette (Fr) bt J Holmes (Aus) 7-6 2-0 ret; A Beust (Fr) bt B Cowan (Lancs) 6-1 6-1; J Simbozel (Fr) bt D Sapsford (Surrey) 3-6 6-2 6-2; T Kempers (Neth) bt W Arthurs (Aus) 5-7 7-6 6-4; S Scailoa (It) bt J Hunter (Surrey) 6-3 7-5; R Matheson (Sco) bt P Kilderry (Aus) 7-6 7-6. Women's singles, first round: J Salmon (Sussex) bt C Hall (Dorset) 6-3 6-2; R Surova (Cz Rep) bt J Camp (Neth) 6-3 6-2; M Vallin (Swe) bt C Hunt (Dorset) 6-0 6-2; R Mawdsley (Aus) bt N Egrova (Rus) 7-6 6-2; L Woodroffe (Surrey) bt P Piorkowski (US) 6-4 4-6 7-5; K Nugent (Irl) bt E Nortze (Nam) 6-4 3-6 7-5; M Hughes (N Wales) bt K Roubanova (GB) 3-6 6-4 6-1; N Jarlan (Fr) bt S Boulding (Yorks) 6-3 6-0; S Parhomenko (Rus) bt C Billingham (Oxford) 6-4 6-0; S-A Siddall (Dorset) bt S Tse (Isle of Man) 6-1 6-0; V Lake (Devon) bt A Henningson (Swe) 6-4 6-2; C Taylor (Oxford) bt S Stoner (Surrey) 6-7 7-5 6-2.

GERMAN MEN'S OPEN (Hamburg) Singles, second round: S Edberg (Swe) bt M Filippini (Urug) 6-3 6-3; K Novacek (Cz Rep) bt A Olhovskiy (Rus) 6-4 6-2; E Sanchez (Sp) bt J Sanchez (Sp) 6-4 6-3; B Becker (Ger) bt C-U Steeb (Ger) 6-4 6-2; A Chenoskov (Rus) bt R Furlan (It) 1-6 6-0 6-1; M Ondruska (SA) bt J Renzenbrink (Ger) 7-5 6-2; M Stich (Ger) bt J Arrese (Sp) 2-6 6-3 6-3; F Clavet (Sp) bt M Rosset (Swit) scr; I Lendl (US) bt A Mancini (Arg) 6-2 0-6 6-2; M Gustafsson (Swe) bt J Svensson (Swe) 6-4 7-5.

USTA MEN'S CLAY COURTS OF TAMPA TOURNAMENT (Fla) Singles, first round: D Wheaton (US) bt S Stolle (Aus) 6-1 6-1; T Martin (US) bt O Fernandez (Mex) 4-6 6-4 6-1; B Shelton (US) bt H Skoff (Aut) 6-3 1-0 ret; M Pernfors (Swe) bt V Spadea (US) 6-1 3-0 ret; R Fromberg (Aus) bt J Eltingh (Neth) 6-4 6-7 6-3; J Yzaga (Peru) bt A Krickstein (US) 6-4 3-6 6-4. Second round: A O'Brien (US) bt J Tarango (US) 6-7 6-4 1-1 ret; T Martin (US) bt T Woodbridge (Aus) 6-2 7-5.

DAVIS CUP Euro/African Zone Group Three (Zone B) round-robin (Valletta): Ukraine bt Djibouti 3-0; Malta bt Benin 3-0; Estonia bt Togo 3- 0.

ITALIAN WOMEN'S OPEN (Rome) Singles, second round: F Bentivoglio (It) bt J Novotna (Cz Rep) 7-5 7-6; C Martinez (Sp) bt M Zivec-Skulj (Ger) 7-6

6-3; N Zvereva (Bela) bt A Temesvari-Trunkos (Hung) 6-2 6-2; J Capriati (US) bt S Cecchini (It) 6-3 6-2; A Huber (Ger) bt L Ferrando (It) 7-5 6-2; A Sanchez (Sp) bt R de los Rios (Par) 6-2 6-0; M Navratilova (US) bt D Graham (US) 6-0 6-4; G Sabatini (Arg) bt N Van Lottum (Fr) 6-0 7-6.

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