Sporting Digest: Tennis

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DUBAI MEN'S OPEN First round: S Bruguera (Sp) bt S Pescosolido (It) 6-1 0-6 6-3; W Ferreira (SA) bt G Rusedski (Can) 6-4 6-4; M Gustaffson (Swe) bt M Larsson 7-6 6-3; L Jonsson (Swe) bt G Schaller (Aut) 6-1 6-4; M Woodforde (Aus) bt C Bergstrom (Swe) 6-4 6-2; T Woodbridge (Aus) bt E Sanchez (Sp) 6-2 7-6; K Novacek (Cz Rep) bt M Ondruska (SA) 6-2 6-2; P Korda (Cz Rep) bt A Gaudenzi (It) 4-6 7-5 6-2; M Goellner (Ger) bt M Blackman (US) 7-6 5-7 6-3.

SAN JOSE MEN'S OPEN First round: M Chang (US) bt T Ho (US) 6-3 6-4; K Braasch (Ger) bt S Bryan (US) 7-6 6-4; R Furlan (It) bt B Devening (US) 6-2 6-2; L Mattar (Bra) bt B Coupe (US) 6-3 6-3; J Oncins (Bra) bt R Weiss (US) 6-2 6-2; K Carlsen (Den) bt D Flach (US) 6-1 6-2.

MARSEILLE MEN'S OPEN First round: C-U Steeb (Ger) bt C Costa (Sp) 6-4 3-2 ret; J Renzenbrink (Ger) bt A Berracategui (Sp) 6-1 6-4; J Bjorkman (Swe) bt D Vacek (Cz Rep) 6-4 6-3; T Carbonell (Sp) bt O Camporese (It) 6-4 6-3; B Becker (Ger) bt J Bates (GB) 6-2 6-4; D Nargiso (It) bt C Pioline (Fr) 6-3 3-6 4-6.

TORAY PAN PACIFIC WOMEN'S OPEN (Tokyo) First round: S Graf (Ger) bt I Majoli (Croat) 6-1 6-0; M Navratilova (US) bt M Endo (Japan) 6-1 6-3; Li Fang (Ch) bt M Jaggard-Lai (Aus) 6-0 6-3; M Kochta (Ger) bt N Provis (Aus) 7-5 6-4; G Sabatini (Arg) bt K Nagatsuka (Japan) 6-4 6-4; M Maleeva- Fragniere (Swit) bt D Monami (Bel) 6-2 6-3; M Bollegraf (Neth) bt K Rinaldi-Stunkel (US) 6-3 6-3; C Wood (GB) bt Wang Shi-ting (Tai) 6-1 1-6 7-5.

AMWAY WOMEN'S CLASSIC (Auckland) First round: K Kschwendt (Ger) bt J Taylor (Aus) 6-2 6-3; I Gorrochategui (Arg) bt J Richardson (NZ) 6-2 6-1; E Zardo (Swit) bt C Vis (US) 6-1 2-6 6-4; J Watanabe (US) bt A Fusai (Fr) 7-5 6-1; N van Lottum (Fr) bt E de Lone (US) 6-4 6-2; N Pratt (Aus) bt K Godridge (Aus) 6-2 6-3; A Smashnova (Isr) bt B Schett (Aut) 6-7 6-4 6-4; V Martinek (Ger) bt A Dechaume Balleret (Fr) 4-6 6-2 6-3; M Miuauchi (Japan) bt M Drake (US) 6-2 6-1.

LTA WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (Telford) Singles, first round: C Habernigg (Aut) bt

S-A Siddall (Dorset) 6-0 7-5; K Roubanova (Bucks) bt E Nortje (Nam) 6-3 7-6; S Tse (IoM) bt I Wyatt (Oxon) 6-1 3-6 7-6; M Hughes (N Wales) bt C Hunt (Dorset) 7-6 6-0; Z Mellis (Essex) bt F Hearn (Middx) 7-6 6-2; J Dawson (Sussex) bt J Bhaguandas (Middx) 6-3 6-2; K Nugent (Irl) bt G Coorengel (Neth) 6-2 6-4; C Taylor (Eng) bt C Herbert (Eng) 7-5 6-2; S Bouilleau (Fr) bt J Boden (Eng) 4-6 6-4 6-1; E Bond (Eng) bt K Warne-Holland (Eng) 7-5 4-6 6-2; A Castera (Fr) bt A-S Bittighoffer (Fr) 7-6 6-7 6-4; C Toyre (Fr) bt A Smith (Eng) 7-6 6-2; L Giroud (Fr) bt L Woodroffe (Eng) 6-2 6-1; I Martin (Rom) bt A Buggins (Eng) 6-4 3-6 6-0; M Mair (Sco) bt S Tiberi (It) 6-0 6-1; J Ward (Eng) bt S Boulding (Eng) 6-0 6-0.

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