Sporting Digest: Tennis

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US OPEN (Flushing Meadow, NY) Men's singles first round: A Mansdorf (Isr) bt E Sanchez (Sp) 6-4 6-4 3-6 6-3; R Gilbert (Fr) bt M Hadad (Col) 6-4 6-2 6-7 2-6 7-6; A Gaudenzi (It) bt A Chang (Can) 7-6 6-1 7-6; T Woodbridge (Aus) bt P Kilderry (Aus) 6-2 7-5 6-2; A Chesnokov (Rus) bt J Sanchez (Sp) 6-3 2-6 7-6 6-2; V Spadea (US) bt T El Sawy (Egypt) 7-6 4-6 6-4 6-2; J COURIER (US) bt A Krickstein (US) 6-3 6-4 6-4; A MEDVEDEV (Ukr) bt G Schaller (Aut) 6-3

6-4 6-0; Y KAFELNIKOV (Rus) bt J Eltingh (Neth) 7-6 7-5 6-3; D Witt (US) bt W Masur (Aus) 6-2 3-6 7-5 6-1; K Novacek (Cz Rep) bt A Volkov (Rus) 6-2 3-6 6-1 7-5; J Yzaga (Peru) bt G Markus (Arg) 7-6 6-2 6-2; D Vacek (Cz Rep) bt Y El Aynaoui (Mor) 6-7 7-5 6-1 6-1; M Petchey (GB) bt K Kucera (Slo) 6-4 7-6 6-3; P SAMPRAS (US) bt K Ullyett (SA) 6-2 6-2 6-2; A O'Brien (US) bt P Haarhuis (Neth) 6-3 7-6 6-3; J Renzenbrink (Ger) bt G Stafford (SA) 6-1 6-4 6-4; K Alami (Mor) bt A Costa (Sp) 6-1 7-5 6-2; M Damm (Cz Rep) bt F Meligeni (Bra) 6-2 6-3 4-6 6-4; C Bergstrom (Swe) bt T Ho (US) 6-3 6-3 7-6; J Bjorkman (Swe) bt J Stark (US) 6-2 6-2 7-5; M Ondruska (SA) bt A BERASATEGUI (Sp) 6-1 2-6 6-3 6-3; F Clavet (Spn) bt J-P Fleurian (Fr) 6-3 4-6 6-3 7-6.

Men's doubles first round: P Annacone and S Cannon (US) bt H HOLM and A JARRYD (Swe) 7-6 2-6 6-1; M KNOWLES (Bah) and W FERREIRA (SA) bt A Kratzmann and M Kratzmann (Aus) 6-4 3-6 7-6; B Shelton (US) and P Rafter (Aus) bt L Pimek (Bel) and J Waite (US) 6-3 6-2; D Adams (Aus) and A Olhovskiy (Rus) bt J Garat (Arg) and J Siemerink (Neth) 6-3 6-3; T Carbonell and F Roig (Sp) bt S Kruger (SA) and B Pearce (US) 6-4 6-2; W McGuire and J Tarango (US) bt M Bauer (US) and A Mronz (Ger) 6-3 6-4; O Delaitre and G Forget (Fr) bt N Broad (GB) and Greg van Emburgh (US) 6-4 4-6 7-6; T WOODBRIDGE and M WOODFORDE (Aus) bt B Garnett (US) and J Lozano (Mex) 6-3 6-2; D Cahill and J Fitzgerald (Aus) bt D Nargiso (It) and P Nyborg (Swe) 6-3 7-6.

Women's singles first round: R Dragomir (Rom) bt K Boogert (Neth) 7-5 6-2; P Shriver (US) bt B Reinstadler (Aut) 7-6 6-4; L Harvey-Wild (US) bt L Serra-Zanetti (It) 6-0 6-4; J Halard (Fr) bt P Langrova (Cz Rep) 6-1 3-6 6-2; J Wiesner (Aut) bt R Tedjakusuma (Indo) 6-2 6-0; M Endo (Japan) bt T Whitlinger-Jones (US) 6-4 7-6; E Maniokova (Rus) bt H Kelesi (Can) 4-6 6-2 2-0 retired; M MALEEVA (Bul) bt C Rubin (US) 6-3 6-3; Z GARRISON-JACKSON (US) bt K Radford (Aus) 6-3 6-4; S Stafford (US) bt N Sawamatsu 2-6 7-6 6-4. Second round: G Helgeson (US) bt A Carlsson (Swe) 6-1 6-1; M J FERNANDEZ (US) bt P Fendick (US) 6-2 2-6 7-6; N Medvedeva (Ukr) bt A FRAZIER (US) 6-2 6-7 6-4; I Demongeot (Fr) bt R Zrubakova (Slo) 3-6 6-1 6-2; A SANCHEZ VICARIO (Sp) bt N Tauziat (Fr) 6-2 7-6; K DATE (Japan) bt Y Kamio (Japan) 6-0 6-2; L Meskhi (Geor) bt A HUBER (Ger) 6-2 6-2; Shi-ting Wang (Taiwan) bt K Nagatsuka (Japan) 4-6 6-0 6-2; S Cecchini (It) bt A Keller (US) 6-3 3-6 6-4; E Likhovtseva (Kaz) bt S Farina (It) 7-5 2-6 6-3; G SABATINI (Arg) bt M McGrath (US) 6-4 6-7 6-1; B Rittner (Ger) bt E Zardo (Switz) 6-0 6-3; L Raymond (US) bt A Fusai (Fr) 6-2 3-6 6-1.

Women's doubles first round: E Hakami and D Scott (US) bt R Bobkova and P Langrova (Cz Rep) 6-1 6-2; J Byrne (Aus) and J Richardson (NZ) bt I Driehuis (Neth) and M Muric (Cro) 7-6 6-4; Y BASUKI (Indo) and N MIYAGI (Japan) bt C Barclay (Aus) and M Paz (Arg) 2-6 6-4 6-3; K Boogert and N Muns-Jagerman (Neth) bt I Spirlea (Rom) and A Temesvari (Hun) 6-3 6-2; M de Swardt and T Price (SA) bt A Dechaume- Balleret (Fr) and F Labat (Arg) 6-3 3-6 6-4; S Cacic and J Steven (US) bt S Hack and V Martinek (Ger) 7-5 2-6 6-2; R McQuillan (Aus) and M Oremans (Neth) bt A Frazier and K Po (US) 6-4 7-6.

Mixed Doubles: First round: S Stafford and S Melville (US) bt R Stubbs (Aus) and S Davis (US) 6-3 6-3; N Medvedeva (Ukr) and H-J Davids (Neth) bt D Graham and K Flach (US) 6-3 1-6 7-5. (Seeds in capitals).

LTA SUMMER SATELLITE CIRCUIT (Surbiton, GB unless stated) Men's first round: R Matheson bt L Sabin 4-6 6-1 7-6. Second round: R Ruppenthal (Ger) bt B Sceney (Aus) 6-3 6-2; H Koll (Nor) bt A Foster 7-6 6-4; A Von Hugo (Ger) bt B Cowan 5-7 7-6 7-6; R Matheson bt M Lee 6-2 6-7 7-5; C Beecher bt J Fox 6-4 6-7 6-2; N Gould bt G Saffery 7-5 6-3. Women's first round: N Frawley (Aus) bt J Dawson 7-6 4-6 6-2. Second round: E Bond bt A Buggins 5-7 6-0 7-5; S Olsen (Den) bt S Gerke (Ger) 2-6 7-6 6-3; S Tse bt N Frawley (Aus) 6-4 1-1 ret; D Sobotkova (Cz Rep) bt G Devercelli (Peru) 3-6 6-2 6-3; M Schnitzer (Ger) bt C Grunes (Ger) 7-6 6-0.

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