Sporting Digest: Tennis

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US OPEN (Flushing Meadow, NY) Men's singles first round: R Reneberg (US) bt B BECKER (Ger) 6-1 6-4 4-6 1-6 7-6; T MUSTER (Aut) bt D Musa (It) 6-3 6-2 6-0; J Burillo (Sp) bt K Carlsen (Den) 6-3 7-6 6-7 6-4; S BRUGUERA (Sp) bt B Shelton (US) 6-0 6-2 7-5; A Olhovskiy (Rus) bt J Stoltenberg (Aus) 1-6 4-6 6-4 6-3 6-4; R Fromberg (Aus) bt D Wheaton (US) 4-6 6-4 6-2 3-6 6-3; M Washington (US) bt K Braasch (Ger) 6-7 6-3 3-6 6-3 6-3; T Carbonell (Sp) bt A Antonitsch (Aut) 1-6 6-7 7-6 6-2 6-3; I Lendl (US) bt N Borwick (Aus) 7-5 6-2 6-3; S EDBERG (Swe) bt L Jonsson (Swe) 7-5 6-1 6-1; P Rafter (Aus) bt D Rikl (Cz Rep ) 6-4 6-1 6-4; R Smith (Baham) bt D Nargiso (It) 7-6 6-4 6-0; H Holm (Swe) bt G Rusedski (Can) 6-3 6-2 3-6 7-5; S Bryan (US) bt F Davin (Arg) 6-0 6-1 6-1; J Tarango (US) bt L Wahlgren (Swe) 4-6 7-5 6-4 3-6 6-3; G Forget (Fr) bt M Wilander (Swe) 7-5; 6-1; 6-4; T Enqvist (Swe) bt A Corretja (Sp) 4-6 6-3 6-4 6-7 6-1; G Pozzi (It) bt R Furlan (It) 6-2 6-4 6-4; R Krajicek (Neth) bt J Siemerink (Neth) 7-6 6-4 6-7 6-7 6-4; M STICH (Ger) bt O Delaitre (Fr) 7-6 6-3 6-3; C Costa (Sp) bt N Pereira (Ven) 4-6 7-5 6-4 5-7 6-4; N Kulti (Swe) bt C Adams (US) 7-6 2-6 3-6 6-4 6-4; T MARTIN (US) bt G Raoux (Fr) 6-7 4-6 6-3 6-4 7-6; J Frana (Arg) bt M Merklein (US) 6-4 1-6 4-6 7-6 6-0; M ROSSET (Switz) bt M Woodforde (Aus) 4-6 1-6 6-3 7-6 6-3; C Pioline (Fr) bt O Gross (Ger) 6-2 7-5 4-6 6-4. Women's singles first round: I Majoli (Croat) bt N Van Lottum (Fr) 6-1 2-0 retired; L Raymond (US) bt C Cunningham (US) 7-6 6-4; I Demongeot (Fr) bt L Ghirardi (Fr) 6-2 6-3; N Tauziat (Fr) bt S Rottier (Neth) 7-5 2-6 7-5; A Gavaldon (Mex) bt B Fulco-Villella (Arg) 7-5

7-6; K Studenikova (Slovak) bt D Graham (US) 6-3 3-6 6-4; M-J FERNANDEZ (US) bt S Appelmans (Bel) 6-4 6-3; A FRAZIER (US) bt R McQuillan (Aus) 6-0 6-3; E Reinach (SA) bt D Van Rensburg (SA) 6-3 2-6 6-4; P Hy (Can) bt F Labat (Arg) 6-1 7-6; K Habsudova (Slovak) bt D Monami (Bel) 6-3 6-2, M J Galdano (Arg) bt A Lettiere (US) 6-1 7-6; B Schultz (Neth) bt A Fusai (Fr) 6-4 6-3; S GRAF (Ger) bt A Mall (US) 6-2 6-1; K DATE (Japan) bt R Hiraki (Japan) 6-0 6-2; B Rittner (Ger) bt M Bollegraf (Neth) 6-2

6-1; K Maleeva (Bul) bt M Kochta (Ger) 6-1 6-2; A Smashnova (Isr) bt L McNEIL (US) 6-2 6-4; S Cacic (US) bt M Angeles Montolio (Sp) 7-5 6-3; A Grossman (US) bt C Singer (Ger) 6-3 6-4; S Cecchini (It) bt S Meier (Ger) 6-3 6-1; K Nagatsuka (Japan) bt S Dopfer (Aut) 6-1 6-3; C Kuhlman (US) bt S Frankl (Ger) 6-3 6-1; A HUBER (Ger) bt I Spirlea (Rom) 6-4 6-2; G

SABATINI (Arg) bt L Neiland (Latvia) 6-0 6-1; N Muns-Jagerman (Neth) bt J Husarova (Slov)

7-5 6-1; P Fendick (US) bt K Adams (US) 6-7 6-4 6-3; N Bradtke (Aus) bt J Watanebe (US) 6-3

6-4; P Suarez (Arg) bt J Steven (US) 7-6 6-2; A Dechaume-Balleret (Fr) bt M Oremans (Neth) 6-4 6-3; L DAVENPORT (US) bt M Grossi (It) 6-1 6-1; N Arendt (US) bt C Wood (GB) 6-2 7-6; M Werdel (US) bt L Richterova (Cz Rep) 6-3 2-6

6-4; A Coetzer (SA) bt P Ritter (Aut) 6-1 7-6 7-6; J NOVOTNA (Cz Rep) bt E Makarova (Rus) 7-5 7-5; M deSwardt (SA) bt Y Basuki (Indo) 6-3

6-4; R Bobkova (Cz Rep) bt K Po (US) 3-6 7-5

7-6. (Seeds in capitals).

LTA SUMMER SATELLITE CIRCUIT (Surbiton, GB unless stated) Men's first round: A Foster bt M Wyeth 6-1 6-4; J Fox bt M Pennonen (Swe) 6-3 6-1; N Gould bt G Adekekan (Nigeria) 6-1 6-2; M Lee bt G Gilles (US) 7-6 4-6 6-4; B Feney (Aus) bt J Davidson 3-6 6-3 6-3; G Marx (Fr) bt T Hildebrand (Swe) 6-3 7-5; H Koll (Nor) bt D Draper 3-6 6-2 2-0 retired; H Catell (Ger) bt T Spinks 6-4 7-5; C Beecher bt J Delgado 6-7 7-6 7-5; R Ruppenthal (Ger) bt N Weal 6-2 6-3; A Richardson bt T Hand 6-4 6-4; G Henderson bt H Losch (SA) 6-4 6-4; A Von Hugo (Ger) bt J Hunter 6-4 6-1; B Cowan bt P Wright 6-4 6-1; G Saffery bt S Le Blanc (Can) 6-4 6-4. Women's first round: A Buggins bt A Hearn 3-6 6-4 6-2; G Devercelli (Peru) bt A Svensson (Swe) 6-3 3-6 6-3; O Barabanschikova (Bela) bt J Carballal (Sp) 6-1 6-2; S Jerke (Ger) bt Z Mellis 6-3 6-1; E Bond bt K Kurth (US) 6-1 6-4; S Tse bt J Boden 7-6 6-2; R Vidats (Hun) bt L Jansson (Fin) 6-0

6-4; D Sobotkova (Cz Rep) bt L Sheales (Aus) 3-6 6-2 6-4; C Grunes (Ger) bt A Henningson (Swe) 6-4 6-2; M Schnitzer (Ger) bt J McMahon; A Briegel (Ger) bt C Hunt 6-3 6-1; K Bakalarova (Cz Rep) bt J Sinkins 6-1 6-4; L Woodroffe bt L Needham 6-2 6-2; H Matthews bt M Wittke (Ger) 6-4 6-3; S Olsen (Den) bt H Richardson 6-2 6-3.

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