Sporting Digest: Tennis

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OTB INTERNATIONAL OPEN (Schenectady, New York): Men: First round: S Bruguera (Sp) bt A Cherkasov (Rus) 6-2; 6-0; J Sanchez (Sp) bt A Corretja (Sp) 6-7 6-3 6-2; M Wilander (Swe) bt R Fromberg (Aus) 6-1 4-6 6-3; T Enqvist (Swe) bt L Lavalle (Mex) 7-5 7-6; M Goellner (Ger) bt B Steven (NZ) 6-3 6-4. Women: First round: M Werdel (US) bt M McGrath (US) 6-3 7-5; L Neiland (Lat) bt A Carlsson (Swe) 4-6 6-1 6-3; A Coetzer (SA) bt L Courtois (Bel) 6-1 6-3; D Graham (US) bt E Maniokova (Rus) 7-6 2-6 6-1; J Halard (Fr) bt P Shriver (US) 4-6 6-4 7-5; N Herreman (Fr) bt N Medvedeva (Rus) 5-7 6-2 6-1; Y Kamio (Japan) bt A Lettiere (US) 6-2 6-2; M Oremans (Neth) bt M A Lorenzo-Sanchez (Sp) 5-7 7-6 6-3.

ATP TOURNAMENT (Long Island, NY): First round: M Washington (US) bt H Dreekmann (Ger) 6-2 6-1; S Edberg (Swe) bt M Petchey (GB) 6-2 6-4; R Reneberg (US) bt G Ivanisevic (Croa) 7-6 ret; M Rosset (Swit) bt R Weiss (US) 6-7 6-3 7-6; T Martin (US) bt D Rikl (Cz Rep) 6-3 6-4; J Yazaga (Peru) bt J Grabb (US) 7-6 6-3; A Volkov (Rus) bt D Vacek (Cz Rep) 3-6 7-5 6-1; M Joyce (US) bt P McEnroe (US) 6-4 6-2; K Novacek (Cz Rep) bt A Boetsch (Fr) 6-4 7-6; I Martinez (Sp) bt R Agenor (Hai) 2-6 6-4 6-4; L Roux (Fr) bt O Delaitre (Fr) 6-3 6-1; M Chang (US) bt H Holm (Swe) 6-0 7-6; Y Kafelnikov (Rus) bt G Forget (Fr) 6-3 6-4.

SEEDS FOR US OPEN (29 Aug-4 Sept): Men: 1 P Sampras (US); 2 G Ivanisevic (Croa); 3 S Bruguera (Sp); 4 M Stich (Ger); 5 S Edberg (Swe); 6 M Chang (US); 7 B Becker (Ger); 8 A Medvedev (Ukr); 9 T Martin (US); 10 A Berasategui (Sp); 11 J Courier (US); 12 W Ferreira (SA); 13 T Muster (Aut); 14 Y Kafelnikov (Rus); 15 M Rosset (Swit); 16 P Korda (Cz Rep). Women: 1 S Graf (Ger); 2 A Sanchez-Vicario (Sp); 3 C Martinez (Sp); 4 M Pierce (Fr); 5 K Date (Japan); 6 L Davenport (US); 7 J Novotna (Cz Rep); 8 G Sabatini (Arg); 9 M J Fernandez (US); 10 Z Garrison- Jackson (US); 11 A Coetzer (SA); 12 S Hack (Ger); 13 L McNeil (US); 14 A Huber (Ger); 15 M Maleeva (Bul); 16 A Frazier (US).

CROATIAN OPEN (Umag) First round: C U Steeb (Ger) bt F Davin (Arg) 6-7 6-4 6-2; G Schaller (Aut) bt S Cortes (Chile) 1-6 6-4 6-2; K Kucera (Slovak) bt F Clavet (Sp) 4-1 ret; H Skoff (Aut) bt D Nargiso (It) 7-5 6-4; T Nydahl (Swe) bt X Daufresne (Bel) 6-3 6-0; R Jabali (Bra) bt S Youl (Aus) 6-1 4-6 6-3; S Hirzson (Croa) bt E Sanchez (Sp) 5-4 ret; T Carbonell (Sp) bt S Huet (Fr) 7-4 6-1.

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