Sporting Digest: Tennis

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ATP CHAMPIONS CUP (Indian Wells, Calif) First round: F Santoro (Fr) bt A Boetsch (Fr) 6-3 7-6; J Stark (US) bt C Pioline (Fr) 6-3 6-4; P Rafter (Aus) bt J Stoltenberg (Aus) 4-6 6-3 6-4; J Yzaga (Peru) bt A Cherkasov (Rus) 7-6 6-0; J Grabb (US) bt S Pescosolido (It) 0-6 6-3 6-3; A Chesnokov (Rus) bt D Rikl (Cz Rep) 6-2 6-1; E Sanchez (Sp) bt D Engel (Swe) 6-1 6-4; A Krickstein (US) bt B Karbacher (Ger) 6-4 6-0.

DELRAY BEACH WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (Miami) First round: B Schultz (Neth) bt K Studenikova (Slovak) 6-2 6-3; L Neiland (Lat) bt T Ignatieva (Bela) 6-2 6-3; C Kuhlman (US) bt E Reinach (SA) 6-1 6-1; N Medvedeva (Ukr) bt E J Sanz (Sp) 6-1 6-1; E Likhovtseva (Kaz) bt E De Lone (US) 6-3 6-2; C Wood (GB) bt S Cacic (US) 3-6 6-4 6-2; F Labat (Arg) bt M Bernard (Canada) 5-7 6-0 6-1; J Steven (US) bt C Papadaki (Gr) 4-6 7-5 6-3; S Farina (It) bt P Kamstra (Neth) 6-4 6-1; E Savoldi (It) bt N Arendt (US) 6-4 6-3; S Jeyasselen (Can) bt N Louarsabishvili (Geor) 6-3 6-2.

LTA MEN'S INDOOR SATELLITE First round: C Beecher (GB) bt I Baron (US) 6-4 6-3; A Vysand (Est) bt V Santopadre (It) 6-2 6-4; A Lesch (Ger) bt C Geyer (Ger) 6-3 6-3; B Galik (Slovak) bt A Richardson (GB) 6-1 6-3; M Meneschincheri (It) bt R Matheson (GB) 7-5 5-7 6-2; B Cowan (GB) bt P Hand (GB) 7-6 6-3; A Beust (Fr) bt J Knowle (Aut) 6-3 1-6 7-6; S Hette (Fr) bt O Trott (Ger) 6-3 4-6 6-3.

VAUXHALL INDOOR MEN'S TROPHY Quarter- finals: Puma Sunderland 2 Repton School 1; Match Point Soton 3 Windmill Hill 0; Hallamshire Sheff 0 Royal Berkshire 2. Women's quarter-finals: Puma Welwyn 3 Sutton Junior 0; Royal Berkshire 2 Alverstoke Gosport 1; Surrey Country Club 1 Northumberland 2.

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