Sporting Digest: Tennis

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SOUTH AFRICAN OPEN (Sun City) First round: C Bergstrom (Swe) bt M Gustafsson (Swe) 6-3 4-6 7-6; M Petchey (Eng) bt M Stich (Ger) 4-6 7-5 7-6; A Mansdorf (Isr) bt X Daufresne (Bel) 6-3 6-0; A Volkov (Rus) bt A Finnberg (Ger) 7-6 4-6 6-2; T Muster (Aut) bt H Leconte (Fr) 6-3 3-6 6-4.

SALEM MEN'S OPEN (Osaka) First round: K Carlsen (Den) bt P McEnroe (US) 6-3 6-2; A Antonitsch (Aut) bt M Damm (Cz Rep) 7-6

6-4; D Wheaton (US) bt A Olhovskiy (Rus)

3-6 6-2 6-4. Second round: M Chang (US) bt G Rusedski (Can) 6-3 7-5; H Holm (Swe) bt B Gilbert (US) 6-4 7-6.

ESTORIL MEN'S OPEN (Lisbon) First round: A Berasategui (Sp) bt J F Altur (Sp) 6-1 6-4; S Dosedel (Cz Rep) bt N Marques (Por) 6-2 7-6; J Sanchez (Sp) bt G Schaller (Aut) 6-3 6-1; A Medvedev (Ukr) bt J Cunha Silva (Por) 6-3 7-5; M Goellner (Ger) bt Y El Aynaoui (Mor) 6-4 6-2; E Couto (Por) bt D Rikl (Cz Rep) 7-5 6-1; S Bruguera (Sp) bt R Agenor (Haiti) 6-4 6-4; C Costa (Sp) bt A Cherkasov (Rus) 6-3 6-2; A Gaudenzi (It) bt Y Kafelnikov (Rus) 6-2 6-4; J Golmard (Fr) bt B Karbacher (Ger) 6-7 7-6 7-5. Second round: E Sanchez (Sp) bt M Goellner (Ger) 6-4 ret; J Sanchez (Sp) bt S Dosedel (Cz Rep) 7-6 6-4; A Berasategui (Sp) bt R Furlan (It) 7-5 6-3; A Medvedev (Ukr) bt A Corretja (Sp) 6-4 7-6.

FAMILY CIRCLE CUP WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (Hilton Head, South Carolina) First round: S Hack (Ger) bt E Makarova (Rus) 6-1 7-5; T Austin (US) bt M J Gaidano (Arg) 6-1

6-7 6-3; M Babel (Ger) bt G Fernandez (US)

6-0 6-0; J Watanabe (US) bt P Tarabaini (Arg) 6-1 6-2; S Stafford (US) bt S Dopfer (Aut) 6-1 6-4; S Cecchini (It) bt P Rittner (Aut) 6-4 7-5; M Bollegraf (Neth) bt C Singer (Ger) 3-6 7-6 6-4; W Probst (Ger) bt K Adams (US) 6-2 7-6; I Majoli (Croat) bt A Fusai (Fr) 6-3 6-3. Second round: A Sanchez Vicario (Sp) bt K Boogert (Neth) 6-1 6-1; C Martinez (Sp) bt J Kruger (SA) 6-3 4-6 7-5; I Gorrochategui (Arg) bt M Navratilova (US) 4-6 7-5 7-5.

VAUXHALL INDOOR TROPHY Finals: Men: Puma Sunderland B 2 Match Point Southampton 1 (B Parker lost N Weal 3-6 4-6; P Fowler bt P Scullard 6-3 6-3; Parker and Fowler bt Weal and Scullard 6-2 6-4). Women: Northumberland LT and SRC 2 Clearview Brentwood 1 (G Smith lost to S Gomer 0-6 4-6; T Smith bt G Card 6-1 6-2; G and T Smith bt Gomer and B Borneo 7-6 6-2).

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