Sporting Digest: Tennis

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AUSTRALIAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS (Melbourne) Men's singles, second round: A Antonitsch (Aut) bt J Morgan (Aus) 7-5 1-0 ret; S EDBERG (Swe) bt J Siemerink (Neth) 4-6 6-2 6-1 6-1; A VOLKOV (Rus) bt R Fromberg (Aus) 7-6 6-3 6-3; M Wilander (Swe) bt O Delaitre (Fr) 6-1 2-6 7-5 6-4; L Jonsson (Swe) bt Y El Aynaoui (Mor) 7-6 6-7 6-1 6-3; F Santoro (Fr) bt R Gilbert (Fr) 7-5 5-7 2-6 7-5

6-0; K NOVACEK (Cz Rep) bt L Wahlgren (Swe) 6-4 7-6 7-6; P Rafter (Aus) bt J Eltingh (Neth) 6-4 6-4 6-4; J Svensson (Swe) bt S Pescosolido (It) 6-2 7-5 7-5; A Mronz (Ger) bt A BOETSCH (Fr) w/o; T MARTIN (US) bt J Bjorkman (Swe) 6-3 6-4 6-0; G Raoux (Fr) bt P Kuhnen (Ger) 6-2 7-5 6-4; T MUSTER (Aut) bt K Carlsen (Den) 6-4 6-4 6-2; H Holm (Swe) bt T Woodbridge (Aus) 4-6 7-6 5-7 4-6 7-5; X Daufresne (Bel) bt T Enqvist (Swe) 6-3 6-2 7-6.

Doubles, first round: M Keil and K Jones (US) bt M Knowles (Bah) and J Palmer (US) 6-1 5-7 6-4; L Pimek (Bel) and G Van Emburgh (US) bt Y Kafelnikov (Rus) and D Nargiso (It) 7-6 6-4; G Ivanisevic (Croa) and M Rosset (Swit) bt B Steven (NZ) and L Warder (Aus) 7-6 4-6 6-2; J Siemerink (Neth) and D Vacek (Cz Rep) bt K Kinnear (US) and K Thorne (US) 6-0 7-6; H HOLM (Swe) and A JARRYD (Swe) bt R Fromberg (Aus) and Stolle (Aus) 6-3 6-2; J Apell (Swe) and J Bjorkman (Swe) bt B Larkham (Aus) and P Tramacchi (Aus) 6-2 6-4; S EDBERG (Swe) and P KORDA (Cz Rep) bt O Delaitre (Fr) and S Simian (Fr) 6-3 5-7 6-4; M Damm (Cz Rep) and K Novacek (Cz Rep) bt D Rikl (Cz Rep) and M Ruah (Ven) 3-6 6-3 6-1; S CASAL (Sp) and E SANCHEZ (Sp) bt J Grabb (US) and D Visser (SA) 6-2 7-6.

Women's singles, second round: R Tedjukusuma (Indon) bt P Tarabini (Arg) 6-2 7-6; J Taylor (Aus) bt C Singer (Ger) 7-5 4-6 7-5; B Reinstadler (Aut) bt N Dahlman (Fin) 6-3 4-6 7-5; A SANCHEZ VICARIO (Sp) bt Shi-ting Wang (Tai) 6-2 6-4; A Grossman (US) bt T Ignatieva (Bela) 6-1 6-0; L Ferrando (It) bt T Whitlinger (US) 6-4 6-1; E Zardo (Swit) bt Y Basuki (Indon) 6-2 7-6; S Appelmans (Bel) bt F Labat (Arg) 6-2 6-3; M PIERCE (Fr) bt L Harvey- Wild (US) 6-7 7-5 6-3; M MALEEVA-FRAGNIERE (Swit) bt C Cristea (Rom) 5-7 6-4 6-4; S Hack (Ger) bt T Austin (US) 6-1 5-7 6-2; J NOVOTNA (Cz Rep) bt H Kelesi (Can) 6-3 6-1; E Likhovtseva (Kaz) bt A Smashnova (Isr) 2-6

6-2 6-1; G Fernandez (US) bt Y Kamio (Jap) 6-3 6-2; G Sabatini (Arg) bt N Medvedeva (Ukr) 6-1 3-6 7-5. Doubles, first round: N Provis (Aus) and N Tauziat (Fr) bt M Drake (Can) and A Keller (US) 0-6 6-3 6-3; S Graf (Ger) and P Tarabini (Arg) bt M J Gaidano (Arg) and S Testud (Fr) 6-3 7-5; E REINACH (SA) and A STRNADOVA (Cz Rep) bt W Probst (Ger) and C Singer (Ger) 7-5 6-3; P SHRIVER (US) and E SMYLIE (Aus) bt Fang Li (Ch) and D Monami (Bel) 6-3 6-1. *seeds in capitals.

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