Sporting Digest: Tennis

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NEW SOUTH WALES OPEN (Sydney) Men's singles, first round: P Korda (Cz Rep) bt M Pernfors (Swe) 6-7 6-3 6-3; I Lendl (US) bt M Wilander (Swe) 6-2 6-1; T Martin (US) bt Y Kafelnikov (Rus) 6-3 4-6 6-2; J Morgan (Aus) bt M Goellner (Ger) 6-1 7-6; N Kulti (Swe) bt M Washington (US) 7-5 4-6 6-3; M Rosset (Swit) bt W Ferreira (SA) 6-4 1-0 ret; D Vacek (Cz Rep) bt P Cash (Aus) 4-6 6-3 6-2; P Sampras (US) bt J Svensson (Swe) 6-4 6-2; R Reneberg (US) bt K Novacek (Cz Rep) 6-1 6-3. Women's singles, first round: K Date (Japan) bt C Wood (GB) 6-1 6-2; G Sabatini (Arg) bt N Medvedeva (Ukr) 7-5 5-7 6-4; B Rittner (Ger) bt J Wiesner (Aut) 6-2 6-3; F Labat (Arg) bt L Raymond (US) 2-6 7-6 6-3; M J Fernandez (US) bt J Halard (Fr) 7-6 6-3; W Probst (Ger) bt S Rottier (Neth) 7-5 6-4; A Frazier (US) bt K Quentrec (Fr) 7-5 4-6 6-4; S Stafford (US) bt L Smylie (Aus) 6-1 2-0 ret; L Meskhi (Geor) bt A Huber (Ger) 6-7 6-2 6-1; L Ferrando (It) bt N Provis (Aus) 6-3 6-4.

TASMANIAN WOMEN'S OPEN (Hobart) First round: R McQuillan (Aus) bt C Cristea (Rom) 4-6 6-3 6-4; A Grossman (US) bt T Austin (US) 6-4 6-4; Wang Shi-ting (Thai) bt E Likhovtseva (Kaz) 3-6 6-4 6-2; C Rubin (US) bt Y Kamio (Japan) 6-3 7-5; P Hy (Can) bt T Whitlinger (US) 6-1 7-5; R Grande (It) bt Fang Li (Ch) 6-4 3-6 6-2; K Boogert (Neth) bt A Gavaldon (Mex) 7-6 6-4; L Golarsa (It) bt L Neiland (Lat) 2-6 7-6 6-2.

NEW ZEALAND OPEN (Auckland) First round: M Gustafsson (Swe) bt B Black (Zim) 6-2 6-0; J Greenhalgh (NZ) bt P Kuhnen (Ger) 6-3 6-4; O Fernandez (Mex) bt K Carlsen (Den) 6-2 6-2; G Raoux (Fr) bt J Burillo (Sp) 6-3 7-5; G Stafford (SA) bt B Shelton (US) 6-2 6-1; B Steven (NZ) bt T Woodbridge (Aus) 6-3 6-4; F Santoro (Fr) bt J Palmer (US) 6-4 6-4; P McEnroe (US) bt M Geserer (Ger) 6-3 6-7 6-3; A Volkov (Rus) bt C Vinck (Ger) 6-4 6-3.

INDONESIAN OPEN (Jakarta) First round: L Jonsson (Swe) bt P Haarhuis (Neth) 6-1 6-1; R Weiss (US) bt O Delaitre (Fr) 6-1 3-6 6-2; C-U Steeb (Ger) bt S Pescosolido (It) 6-1 2-6 6-2; M Ruah (Ven) bt T Ho (US) 4-4 ret; S Simian (Fr) bt N Borwick (Aus) 7-6 6-4; J Bjorkman (Swe) bt R Furlan (It) 3-6 7-5 6-2; D Rikl (Cz Rep) bt M Oosting (Neth) 0-6 4-0 ret; K Alami (Mor) bt S Andriolo (Fr) 7-5 6-2; M Charpentier (Arg) bt S Hette (Fr) 6-3 6-1; M Chang (US) bt B Wiryawan (Indon) 6-1 6-0.

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