Sporting Digest: Tennis

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SUPER SEIKO TOURNAMENT (Tokyo) Men's singles, first round: B Black (Zim) bt R Weiss (US) 6-2 6-2; W Masur (Aus) bt M Tebbutt (Aus) 6-3 7-6; T Ho (US) bt O Ortiz (Mex) 6-3 6-3; A O'Brien (US) bt H Holm (Swe) 7-6 6-2. Second round: G Rusedski (Can) bt R Fromberg (Aus) 7-6 7-6; T Martin (US) bt N Kulti (Swe) 3-6 6-2 6-2; S Edberg (Swe) bt A Mronz (Ger) 6-1 7-5; T Woodbridge (Aus) bt D Wheaton (US) 2-6 6-3 7-6; G Ivanisevic (Croa) bt J Eagle (Aus) 7-6 6-1; M Woodforde (Aus) bt D Poliakov (Ukr) 6-1 6-2.

TEL AVIV ATP TOURNAMENT First round T Muster (Aut) bt G Bloom (Isr) 6-3 6-4; C Bergstrom (Swe) bt J Burillo (Sp) 6-3 6-2; W Ferreira (SA) bt F Roig (Sp) 6-3 4-6 6-2; S Pescosolido (It) bt B Shelton (US) 5-7 7-6 6-4; P Dewulf (Bel) bt C Adams (US) 7-5 6-4. L Jonsson (Swe) bt B Gilbert (US) 6-3 6-4; A Cherkasov (Rus) bt G Wilson (NZ) 6-3 6-3; V Spadea (US) bt O Sela (Isr) 6-3 7-5; J Bjorkman (Swe) bt E Ran (Isr) 7-6 7-6; J Erlich (Isr) bt E Erlich (Isr) 6-3 3-6 6-4; C Saceanu (Ger) bt J Appel (Swe) 6-4 4-6 6-3; L Jonsson (Swe) bt B Gilbert (US) 6-3 6-4; A Mansdorf (Isr) bt J Sanchez (Sp) 7-6 7-6; G Pozzi (It) bt B Karbacher (Ger) 6-2 7-5; F Santoro (Fr) bt P Kuhnen (Ger) 6-3 6-1; M Ondruska (SA) bt Y Kafelnikov (Rus) 6-4 6-2; L Mattar (Bra) bt A Chesnokov (Rus) 6-4 6-2.

ATP TOURNAMENT (Ostrava, Cz Rep): First round: H Dreekmann (Ger) bt D Rikl (Cz Rep) 6-1 6-1; J Siemerink (Neth) bt J Krocsko (Hung) 6-1 6-2; L Roux (Fr) bt P Korda (Cz) 7-6 7-6; A Radulescu (Ger) bt O Jurecka (Cz Rep) 6-2 6-1; M Washington (US) bt H Skoff (Auta) 6-4 (ret); M Damm (Cz Rep) bt S Dosedel (Cz Rep) 7-6 6-4; M Gollner (Ger) bt K Novacek (Cz Rep) 6-1 6-4; A Volkov (Rus) bt A Berasategui (Sp) 7-6 6-4; D Nargiso (It) bt O Delaitre (Fr) 6-3 5-7 6-1.

FILDERSTADT AFP TOURNAMENT First round: L McNeil (US) bt M Jaggard-Lai (Aus) 1-6 6-1 6-0; M Hingis (Swit) bt H Sukova (Cz Rep) 6-2 6-1; B Schultz (Neth) bt Z Garrison-Jackson (US) 6-2 6-3; M Pierce (Fr) bt N Medvedeva (Ukr) 6-3 6-2; N Tauziat (Fr) bt M McGrath 7-5 6-2;A Coetzer (SA) bt P Fendick (US) 3-6 6-3 6-4; C Singer (Ger) bt G Sabatini (Arg) 3-6 7-5 6-1; L Meskhi (Georgia) bt K Po (US) 6-1 6-2.

LTA AUTUMN SATELLITE (Telford) Men's singles, first round: J Davidson (GB) bt L Milligan (GB) 7-6 6-2; R Wassen (Neth) bt H Capell (Ger) 6-1 6-3; T Spinks (GB) bt J Delgado (GB) 6-7 6-4 6-3; G Henderson (GB) bt D Ward (GB) 6-4 6-2; G Bastl (Swit) bt N Gould (GB) 7-6 6-1; P Hand (GB) bt G Oresic (Croa) 6-3 4-6 6-2; N Baglin (GB) bt B Curry (SA) 6-3 6-0; D Draper (GB) bt G Steenkamp (SA) 7-6 6-4; M Maclagan (GB) bt D Sanders (GB) 7-6 6-3; A Richardson (GB) bt J Rahme (SA) 6-2 6-3; L Kirschner (Ger) bt D Skoch (Cz Rep) 6-2 6-4; O Morel (Fr) bt A Pretzsch (Ger) 3-6 6-4 6-3; G Saffery (GB) bt B Cowan (GB) 6-3 6-7 6-4, J Fox (GB) bt P Martin (GB) 4-6 7-5 6-3, P Pala (Cz Rep) bt C Schaffkes (Ger) 6-4 1-6 7-5; N Weal (GB) bt M Lee (GB) 3-6 6-2 7-6.

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