Sporting Digest: Tennis

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MURATTI TIME INTERNATIONAL ATP TOURNAMENT (Bologna) First round: F Davin (Arg) bt M Filippini (Urug) 6-4 6-2; K Alami (Mor) bt R Azar (Arg) 7-6 6-3; R Gilbert (Fr) bt G Prpic (Croa) 3-6 6-3 6-3; C Dosedel (Cz Rep) bt O Delaitre (Fr) 6-4 6-2; J Burrillo (Sp) bt B Wuyts (Bel) 6-3 6-4; S Matsuoka (Jap) bt C Adams (US) 6-7 6-4 6-1.

STRASBOURG WOMEN'S OPEN Singles, first round: S Testud (Fr) bt N Dahlman (Fin) 2-6 6-2 6-3; G Hegelson (US) bt A Gavaldon (US) 5-7 6-2 6-4; K Kroupova (Cz Rep) bt V Martinek (Ger) 6-2 6-2; F Labat (Arg) bt S Amiach (Fr) 6-2 6-0. Doubles first round: A Grossmann and P Hy (US) bt C Benjamin (US) and J-A Faull (Aus) 7-6 4-6 6-1; J Hetherington (Can) and K Rinaldi (US) bt J Santrock and J Kruger (US) 3-6 7-6 6-3.

WORLD TEAM TOURNAMENT (Dusseldorf, Ger): First round, red group: Sweden bt France 3-0 (S Edberg bt A Boetsch 6-2 6-2; M Larsson bt H Leconte 3-6 6-3 7-6; A Jarryd and H Holm bt A Boetsch and H Leconte 7-5 3-6 6-1). Germany bt Czech Republic 2-1 (Cz Rep names first): P Korda bt M Stich 7-6 6-1; K Novacek lost to C-U Steeb (Ger) 6-3 2-4 (ret); M Stich and P Kuhnen bt Korda and C Suk 3-6 7-5 6-3.

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