Sporting Digest: Tennis

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MILAN MEN'S TOURNAMENT First round: J Siemerink (Neth) bt C Costa (Sp) 6-3 7-5; P Korda (Cz Rep) bt T Carbonell (Sp) 6-3 7-5; C Pioline (Fr) bt M Ondruska (SA) 7-5 7-5; J Stoltenberg (Aus) bt M Gollner (Ger) 7-5 6-3; W Masur (Aus) bt M Rosset (Swit) 6-3 6-7 6-3; A Berasategui (Sp) bt O Camporese (It) 6-4 3-6 6-4; B Becker (Ger) bt A Boetsch (Fr) 5-7 6-2 6-4; H Leconte (Fr) bt M Larsson (Swe) 6-4 6-1.

MEMPHIS MEN'S TOURNAMENT First round: B MacPhie (US) bt A Snajder (Can) 6-4 7-5; C Adams (US) bt J Morgan (Aus) 6-3 7-5; D Flach (US) bt F Dewulf (Bel) 7-6 6-3; C Caratti (It) bt R Weiss (US) 6-4 6-7; 6-3; J-P Fleurian (Fr) bt G Doyle (Aus) 6-4 6-4; D Nainkin (SA) bt L Mattar (Bra) 6-1 6-2; L Wahlgren (Swe) bt N Borwick (Aus) 6-2 6-4; X Daufresne (Bel) bt T Ho (US) 2-6 6-2 6-3; K Carlsen (Den) bt C Woodruff (US) 6-3 7-5; S Bryan (US) bt F Meligeni (Arg) 6-1 6-4.

VIRGINIA SLIMS OF CHICAGO WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT First round: S Cacic (US) bt H Kelesi (Can) 6-1 6-1; M Werdel (US) bt S Amiach (Fr) 6-4 3-2 ret; A Frazier (US) bt A Miller (US) 6-4 6-2; A Keller (US) bt A Creek (US) 6-1 6-1; G Fernandez (US) bt A Gavaldon (US) 6-4 7-5; M Maleeva (Bul) bt T Whitlinger (US) 6-2 5-7 6-2; L Harvey-Wild (US) bt R Nideffer (US) 6-3 6-4.

KIMIKO DATE, Japan's top player, was fined dollars 3,750 ( pounds 2,500) by the Women's Tennis Association for withdrawing from the Asia Open. Date, fined dollars 750 for refusing a post-match interview during the Toray Pan Pacific Open last week, announced on Saturday that she would withdraw from the event because of fatigue. 'I know she's tired, but it's regrettable, because many people paid for tickets to watch Date,' Eiichi Kawatei, the International Tennis Federation vice-president, said.

ASIA OPEN WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (Osaka, Japan) First round: M Maleeva- Fragniere (Swit) bt A Leand (US) 6-1 6-2; R Stubbs (Aus) bt J Nejedly (Can) 6-3 6-4; Y Kamio (Japan) bt K Shibata (Japan) 2-1 ret; M Miyauchi (Japan) bt E Iida (Japan) 6-2 6-2; M Zivec-Skulj (Ger) bt A Fusai (Fr) 7-6 6-2; A Sugiyama (Japan) bt N Miyagi (Japan) 6-4 6-1; Y Yoshida (Japan) bt S Meier (Ger) 6-1 7-5; Park Sung-Hee (S Kor) bt L Neiland (Lat) 6-1 7-6.

LINZ WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (Austria) First round: B Reinstadler (Aut) bt L Golarsa (It) 6-3 6-0; S Cecchini (It) bt N Feber (Bel) 6-3 7-5; J Likhowtsewa (Kaz) bt I Demongeot (Fr) 6-2 7-5; E Callens (Bel) bt P Langrova (Cz Rep) 2-6 6-4 6-2; A Huber (Ger) bt P Ritter (Aut) 6-1 6-1; C Singer (Ger) bt P Kamstra (Neth) 7-5 5-7 6-4; T Krizan (Sloven) bt J Jehs (Ger) 6-7 6-4 6-4.

LTA WOMEN'S SATELLITE TOURNAMENT (Sunderland) First round: E Bond (Glos) bt I Martin (Rom) 6-1 6-1; M Hughes (Wal) bt C Herbert (Herts) 6-4 6-3; M Maruska (Aus) bt D Cigna (It) 6-1 6-2; G Coorengel (Neth) bt L Giroud (Fr) 7-6 1-6 6-2; A-S Bittighoffer (Fr) bt E Nortje (Nam) 6-2 6-2; S Attili (It) bt L Jelfs (Oxon) 6-0 6-3; J Ward (Durham and Cleveland) bt M Mair (Sco)

4-6 6-1 6-3; J Dawson (Sussex) bt A Smith (Staffs) 7-6 7-6 (7-2); C Stassen (Neth) bt N Tijssen (Neth) 6-1 4-6 6-4; A Franken (Ger) bt C Habernigg (Aut) 6-3 6-1; C Taylor (Oxon) bt K Roubanova (Bucks) 6-1 6-3; S Tiberi (It) bt F Lishman (Northumberland) 0-6 6-3 6-2; U Svetlik (Aut) bt C Toyie (Fr)

3-6 7-6 6-3; S Schmidle (Ger) bt K Warne- Holland (Cheshire) 6-0 6-1; C Hunt (Dorset) bt S Tse (IOM) 1-6 6-2 7-6; K Nugent (Irl) bt Z Mellis (Essex) 6-3 1-6 7-5.

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