Sporting Digest: Tennis

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LOS ANGELES MEN'S OPEN First round: C Adams (US) bt S Pescosolido (It) 6-7 6-0 6-4; M Petchey (GB) bt M Chang (US) 7-5 6-2; B Becker (Ger) bt G Stafford (Can) 7-5 6-3; A Agassi (US) bt N Kulti (Swe) 6-2 6-1; J Stoltenberg (Aus) bt T Enqvist (Swe) 7-5 6-4; J Palmer (US) bt B Gilbert (US) 6-7 6-3 6-4; M Woodforde (Aus) bt A O'Brien (US) 2-6 6-4 6-4.

AUSTRIAN MEN'S OPEN (Kitzbuhel) Second round (Selected): J Sanchez (Sp) bt P Baur (Ger) 6-4 7-6; J Burillo (Sp) bt M Filippini (Urug) 6-3 6-3; J Arrese (Sp) bt M Ardinghi (It) 6-4 6-3; R Fromberg (Aus) bt R Burtscher (Aut) 7-5 6-1; S Noszaly (Hung) bt H Skoff (Aut) 6-3 6-3; R Furlan (It) bt D Poliakov (Ukr) 6-1 6-3; R Agenor (Haiti) bt R Jabali (Bra) 6-4 6-0; F Clavet (Sp) bt E Alvarez (Sp) 6-7 6-2 6-4; O Gross (Ger) bt A Chesnokov (Rus) 6-2 6-1; J-A Viloca (Sp) bt Y El Aynaoui (Mor) 5-7 7-6 7-6; T Carbonell (Sp) bt A Olhovskiy (Rus) 6-4 3-6 6-1; F Meligeni (Bra) bt B Karbacher (Ger) 6-4 6-4; T Muster (Aut) bt L Gloria (US) 6-3 6-7 6-1.

CZECH MEN'S OPEN (Prague) First round: S Bruguera (Sp) bt J Novak (Cz Rep) 6-7 6-1 6-1. Second round: A Medvedev (Ukr) bt D Skoch (Cz Rep) 6-4 6-1; A Chesnokov (Rus) bt B Larkham (Aus) 6-2 6-1; A Costa (Sp) bt J Cunha-Silva (Por) 6-0 0-6 6-1; O Martinez (Sp) bt J Gisbert (Sp) 6-0 6-4.

CARLSBAD WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (Calif) First round: G Helgeson (US) bt K Quentrec (Fr) 6-3 6-1; G Fernandez (US) bt L Golarsa (It) 6-4 6-2; J Watanabe (US) bt H Nagano (Japan) 4-6 6-2 6-3; T Whitlinger-Jones (US) bt J Byrne (Aus) 4-6 6-3 6-1; R McQuillan (Aus) bt R Simpson-Alter (Can) 6-2 3-6 7-5. Second round: S Graf (Ger) bt A Dechaume-Balleret (Fr) 6-0 6-1; L Davenport (US) bt S Rottier (Neth) 6-2 6-3; J Halard (Fr) bt E Likhovtseva (Kaz) 6-1 2-6 6-0; L Raymond (US) bt A Strnadova (Cz Rep) 6-3 6-1.

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