Sporting Digest: Tennis

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US OPEN (Flushing Meadow, NY) Men's singles first round: M Zoecke (Ger) bt G IVANISEVIC (Croa) 6-2 7-5 3-6 7-5; A Agassi (US) bt R Eriksson (Swe) 6-3 6-2 6-0; W FERREIRA (SA) bt W McGuire (US); 7-5 6-2 6-2; B Karbacher (Ger) bt L Paes (Ind) 6-4 6-4 6-2; M Rios (Chile) bt J Palmer (US) 6-2 7-6 6-2; H Dreekman (Ger) bt J Svensson (Swe) 6- 4 6-4 6-2; J Grabb (US) bt M Larsson (Swe) 6- 7 5-7 6-3 6-3 6-3; R Weiss (US) bt G Doyle (Aus) 4-6 6-2 6-3 6-3; E Ferreira (SA) bt A Boetsch (Fr) 7-6 6-4 6-4; M Goellner (Ger) bt B Steven (NZ) 7-6 6-4 3-6 6-1; R Agenor (Haiti) bt P Goldstein (US) 6-4 6-3 6-4; M Ruah (Ven) bt J Bates (GB) 6-7 7-6 6-4 2-6 6- 4; M CHANG (US) bt A Cherkasov (Rus) 6-4 6- 2 6-2. Women's singles first round: A SANCHEZ VICARIO (Sp) bt L Ferrando (It) 7-5 6-1; E Zardo (Swit) bt E Martincova (Cz Rep) 6-3 6-0; A Keller (US) bt L Courtois (Bel) 6-1 6-3; E Likhovtseva (Kazak) bt J Kruger (SA) 6-2 6-4; G Fernandez (US) bt S HACK (Ger) 6-2 2-6 7-6; L Meskhi (Geor) bt A Sugiyama (Japan) 6-1 6-4; Shi-Ting Wang (Tai) bt Fang Li (Ch) 7-5 6-4; A Carlsson (Swe) bt N Feber (Bel) 4-6 6-1 6-2; S Farina (It) bt M Tu (US) 7-5 6-7 6-1; M PIERCE (Fr) bt A Temesvari (Hung) 6-3 6-2; C MARTINEZ (Sp) bt V Martinek (Ger) 6-1 6-0; M McGrath (US) bt T Price (SA) 6-1 6-2; S Testud (Fr) bt E Brioukhovets (Rus) 7-5 7-5; G Helgeson (US) bt K Kschwendt (Ger) 6-2 6-1; N Medvedeva (Ukr) bt B Schett (Aut) 4-6 6-2 7-6; R Zrubakova (Slovak) bt P Tarabini (Arg) 6-2 6-2; Y Kamio (Japan) bt L Golarsa (It) 6-4 6-4. (Seeds in capitals).

WALDBAUM'S HAMLET CUP (Commack, NY) Final: Y Kafelnikov (Rus) bt C Pioline (Fr) 5-7 6-1 6-2.

OTB INTERNATIONAL (Schenectady, NY) Men's final: J Eltingh (Neth) bt C Adams (US) 6-3 6-4. Women's final: J Wiesner (Aut) bt L Neiland (Lat) 7-5 3-6 6-4.

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