Sporting Digest: Tennis

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HALL OF FAME CHAMPIONSHIPS (Newport, Rhode Island): First round: J Stoltenberg (Aus) bt K Ullyet (SA) 6-4 6-3; B Black (US) bt J Grabb (US) 7-6 4-6 6-2; J Frana (Arg) bt B MacPhie (US) 6-4 7-6; N Borwick (Aus) bt J Renzenbrink (Ger) 1-6 7-6 6-3; D Wheaton (US) bt M Ruah (Ven) 6-2 3-6 6-3; M Tebbutt (Aus) bt L Gloria (US) 7-6 7-3; M Kaplan (US) bt K Thorne (US) 7-6 4-6 6-3; T Woodbridge (Aus) bt S Simian (Fr) 7-6 5-7 6-1; V Spadea (US) bt G Pozzi (It) 3-6 6-3 6-4.

SWEDISH MEN'S OPEN (Bastad) Second round: R Fromberg (Aus) bt A Jaerryd (Swe) 6-1 6-4; J Apell (Swe) bt J Bjorkman (Swe) 7-6 4-6 6-2; B Karbacher (Ger) bt R Gilbert (Fr) 7-6 6-3; D Orsanic (Arg) bt M Tillstrom (Swe) 6-3 1-6 7-5.

SWISS MEN'S OPEN (Gstaad) Second round: T Muster (Aut) bt J Sanchez (Sp) 6-4 6-0; Y Kafelnikov (Rus) bt K Novacek (Cz Rep) 2-6 6-2 6-3; M Rios (Chile) bt A Berasategui (Sp) 4-6 6-3 7-6; C Pioline (Fr) level with A Gaudenzi (It) 1-6 6-3 1-1 (rain stopped play).

MERCURY CHALLENGE (Bristol) First round (GB unless stated): T Henman leads G Henderson 6-3 1-0; M Meneschincheri (It) leads S Kempers (Neth) 6-5; A Foster level S Youll (Aus) 6-6; A Rybalko (Ukr) level D Pescariu (Rom) 6-6 (rain stopped play).

WTA TOURNAMENT (Palermo, It) First round: N Avila (Sp) bt E Zardo (Swit) 6-4 6-4; A Temesvari (Hung) bt L Courtois (Bel) 4-6 6-4 6-4; S Farina (It) bt M Angeles (Sp) 6-3 6-1; S Cecchini (It) bt C Papadaki (Gre) 6-2 0-6 6-2; K Studenikova (Slovak) bt B Mulej (Sloven) 6-4 7-6; S Talaja (Croat) bt B Reinstadler (Aut) 6-2 6-1.

LTA SATELLITE (Felixstowe): Men's singles, first round (GB or Irl unless stated): M Wallhead (Lincs) bt N Baglin (Ches) 6-1 3-6 6-3; D Sanders (Somerset) bt C Bennett (Hants and IOW) 6-4 6-4; N Weal (Hants and IOW) bt J Foxon (Leics) 6-4 5-7 6-3; N Fulwood (Derbys) bt M Birch (Zim) 6-3 6-1.

Women's singles, first round: J Boden (Surrey) bt J Duncan (Sco) 6-1 6-1; L Needham (Camb) bt A Lench (Kent) 6-4 6-0; J McMahon (Sussex) bt C Reid (Surrey) 6-4 7-6; N Dechy (Fr) bt N Frawley (Aus) 6-1 6-1; A Mauresmo (Fr) bt N Pereyra (Arg) 6-1 6-2; S Smith (Essex) bt V Davies (S Wal) 7-5 6-4; K Hand (Berks) bt E Burton (Aus) 4-6 7-5 6-2. Second round: N Vaidyanaghan (Ind) bt T Morton-Rodgers (Aus) 7-5 6-4; S Drake- Brockman (Aus) bt L Woodroffe (GB) 6-2 6-3; K Warne-Holland (GB) bt C Herbert (GB) 6-2 0-6 7-6; V Webb (Can) bt K Roubanova (GB) 7-6 6-2.

MIDLAND BANK NATIONAL SCHOOLS CHAMPIONSHIPS: Boys' first round: St Paul's bt King James School 3-3 (7-6); Bromsgrove bt Windsor 5-1; Sevenoaks bt Billericay 4-0; Highgate bt Rydal 4-0; Repton bt St Cyres 4-0; King Edward's School, Birmingham bt Wellingborough 4-0; Millfield bt Yarm 4-0; Victoria, Jersey bt Caldew 4-2. Girls' first round: Queenswood bt Newent 3-1; Withington bt Leeds 4-0; Edgbaston HS bt Cheadle Hulme 4-0; Millfield bt Wimbledon 4-0; Talbot Heath bt Brighton and Hove 4-1.

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