Sporting Digest: Tennis

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MEN'S INDOOR TOURNAMENT (Stockholm) First round: C Bergstrom (Swe) bt T Woodbridge (Aus) 7-6 6-1; L Rehmann (Ger) bt J Bjoerkman (Swe) 4-6 6-3 6-4; M Larsson (Swe) bt R Fromberg (Aus) 6-1 7-6; D Wheaton (US) bt J Svensson (Swe) 7-6 6-2; A Chesnokov (Rus) bt B Karbacher (Ger) 7-6 6-3; J Apell (Swe) bt H Holm (Swe) 6-2 6-4; P Rafter (Aus) bt J Stoltenberg (Aus) 7-6 6-4; T Enqvist (Swe) bt P Korda (Cz Rep) 4-6 6-3 6-4. Second round: Y Kafelnikov (Rus) bt G Forget (Fr) 7-6 6-2; A Boetsch (Fr) bt T Muster (Aut) 7-6 6-1; A Gaudenzi (It) bt R Krajicek (Neth) 6-4 1-6 6-3; B Becker (Ger) bt R Reneberg (US) 7-6 6-1.

WOMEN'S GRAND PRIX (Essen, Ger) First round: S Appelmans (Bel) bt W Probst (Ger) 6-7 6-4 6-0; M Hingis (Swit) bt C Vis (Neth) 6-1 6-0; L Meskhi (Geor) bt I Spirlea (Rom) 3-6 6-1 6-1; N Medvedeva (Ukr) bt C Martinez (Sp) 7-5 6-4; S Hack (Ger) bt P Begerov (Ger) 6-2 6-2; J Kruger (SA) bt M Babel (Ger) 6-7 6-2 3-1 ret; A Carlsson (Swe) bt J Halard (Fr) 3-6 6-4 6-2.

HELLMAN'S CUP MEN'S TOURNAMENT (Santiago) First round: S Dosedel (Cz Rep bt O Martinez (Sp) 6-2 6-4; G Schaller (Aut) bt Y El Aynaoui (Mor) 6-3 6-2; F Clavet (Sp) bt K Alami (Mor) 7-5 6-4; M Filippini (Urug) bt S Cortes (Chile) 6-3 1-6 7-6; A Corretja (Sp) bt L Mattar (Bra) 6-3 6-3; J Frana (Arg) bt O Gross (Ger) 6-2 6-4; F Meligeni (Bra) bt G Silberstein (Chile) 6-4 6-2.

LTA AUTUMN SATELLITE MASTERS (Basingstoke) Men's quarter-finals: A Richardson (GB) bt R Wassen (Neth) 7-6 1-0 ret; P Hand (GB) bt G Bastl (Swit) 7-5 6-3; G Henderson (GB) bt A Pretszch (Ger) 2-6 6-3 7-5; T Spinks (GB) bt P Pala (Cz Rep) 6-4 6-2.

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