Sporting Digest: Tennis

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JAMES BAILY, who won the Australian Open junior title earlier this year, beat Denmark's Patrick Langhardt in the first round of the LTA Satellite tournament at Nottingham yesterday.

LTA SATELLITE TOURNAMENT (Nottingham): Men's singles, first round: N Adams (Essex) bt S Scaiola (It) 6-4 6-2; C Ferreira (SA) bt M Roberts (US) 6-3 6-2; A Beust (Fr) bt M Calvelli (It) 6-4 6-3; C Beecher (Kent) bt J Simbozel (Fr) 7-5 6-4; D Sapsford (Surrey) bt C Geyer (Ger) 6-1 6-1; M Tebbutt (Aus) bt R Matheson (Sco) 4-6 6-3 6-3; L Matthews (Hants) bt T Meeuws (Bel) 6-4 7-5; W Arthurs (Aus) bt T Kempers (Neth) 4-6 6-3 6-4; J Hunter (Surrey) bt A Richardson (Lincs) 6-1 6-4; J Baily (Hants) bt P Langhardt (Den) 7-6 6-3; J Holmes (Aus) bt G Schapp (Neth) 7-6 6-2; P Kilderry (Aus) bt Y Lafeuvre (Can) 7-5 6-7 7-5; B Larkham (Aus) bt M Zimmerman (US) 6-4 7-6; S Hette (Fr) bt N Gould (Bristol) 6-4 6-3; J Delgado (Warwicks) bt D Cowan (Lancs) 3-6 6-3 6-3; T Henman (Oxford) bt T Hand (Berks) 7-5 4-6 6-4. Women's singles, first round: N Egorova (CIS) bt A de Gioanni (Fr) 6-4 6-1; M Garcia (Sp) bt S Boulding (Yorks) 6-4 6-3; V Lake (Devon) bt A Sidot (Fr) 6-3 6-3; R Mawdsley (Aus) bt K Nugent (Irl) 6-3 6-0; L Bois (Fr) bt J Humphreys (SA) 6-1 6-1; C Hunt (Dorset) bt C Taylor (Oxford) 6-4 5-7 7-6; A Wainwright (Essex) bt S Parkhomenko (Rus) 4-6 6-3 6-4; S A Siddall (Dorset) bt S Tse (IoM) 6-0 6-1; C Grumes (Ger) bt C Goy (Lux) 6-3 6-0; L Richterova (Cz Rep) bt K W Holland (Cheshire) 6-1 2-6 6-4; A Castera (Fr) bt A Smith (Staffs) 6-3 6-3; P Piorkowski (US) bt A Van Durren (Neth) 0-6 6-4 6-3; E Bond (Gloucs) bt L Woodroffe (Surrey) 5-7 6-3 6-0; N Chasovaya (CIS) bt M Seibold (Ger) 6-4 7-6; J Salmon (Sussex) bt C Billingham (Oxford) 7-6 6-1; S Pifferi (It) bt T Karsten (Ger) 2-6 7-5 7-6.

MONTE CARLO MEN'S OPEN Singles, second round: T Muster (Aut) bt A Chesnokov (Rus) 6-2 6-4; P Korda (Cz Rep) bt M Ondruska (SA) 6-3 6-2; C Pioline (Fr) bt A Krickstein (US) 6-2 2-6 6-4; M Larsson (Swe) bt P Haarhuis (Neth) 3-6 6-2 7-6; J Svensson (Swe) bt M Stich (Ger) 6-7 6-4 6-0. Third round: A Medvedev (Ukr) bt R Krajicek (Neth) 6-3 6-4; S Edberg (Swe) bt J Sanchez (Sp) 2-6 7-6 6-2; I Lendl (US) bt E Sanchez (Sp) 7-5 6-3.

KAL MEN'S CUP (Seoul) Singles, third round: M Zocke (Ger) bt B Steven (NZ) 6-2 6-3; A Antonitsch (Aut) bt J Morgan (Aus) 7-6 6-2; S Matsuoka (Japan) bt C Pridham (Can) 7-6 7-6; T Woodbridge (Aus) bt D Vacek (Cz Rep) 7-6 6-4; C Van Rensburg (SA) bt J Apell (Swe) 7-6 6-4; M Schapers (Neth) bt Yoon Yong-il (S Kor) 6-3 7-6; C Adams (US) bt N Borwick (Aus) 6-1 6-2 S Simian (Fr) bt Shin Han-cheol (S Kor) 6-2 6-4.

BARCELONA WOMEN'S OPEN Singles, first round: L Ferrando (It) bt V Ruano (Sp) 6-3 6-2; F Bonsignori (It) bt M Maleeva-Fragniere (Swit) 1-6 6-4 7-6; A Coetzer (SA) bt S Dopfer (Aut) 6-4 6-0; A Vieira (Bra) bt N Baudone (It) 2-6 6-3 7-6; L Golarsa (It) bt J Wiesner (Aut) 0-6 7-6 6-1; R Zrubakova (Slov) bt S Farina (It) 6-2 6-3; C Wegink (Neth) bt B Fulco (Arg) 6-4 6-2; N Van Lottum (Fr) bt C Wood (GB) 6-4 6-4.

MALAYSIAN OPEN (Kuala Lumpur): Men's singles, first round: R Ruppenthal (Ger) bt D Van Scheppingen (Neth) 6-1 6-1; B Hanson-Dent (US) bt T Blondeel (Bel) 6-3 6-4; C N'Goran (Slovak) bt B Galik (Slovak) 6-3 6-2; B Behrens (US) bt F Kascap (Slovak) 6-4 0-6 6-4; D Norman (Bel) bt P Wekesa (Ken) 6-3 6-4; D Susetyo (Indon) bt C Tambue (Ger) 7-6 3-3 ret; A Florent (Aus) bt D Cohen (US) 7-6 6-2; A Finnberg (Ger) bt Lien Yu Hui (Tai) 6-3 6-3. Women's singles, first round: P Fendick (US) bt N Miyagi (Japan) 6-1 6-2. Second round: N Provis (Aus) bt A Henricksson (US) 6-2 6-1; Y Basuki (Indon) bt R Hiraki (Japan) 7-5 6-2; A Grossman (US) bt R Dragomir (Rom) 6-2 6-4; H Kelesi (Can) bt K Quentrec (Fr) 7-5 6-4.

DAVIS CUP Asia-Oceania Zone Group Three (Doha, Qatar) Round-robin results: Saudi Arabia bt Bahrain 2-1; United Arab Emirates bt Bangladesh 2-1; Singapore bt Lebanon 2-1.

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