Sporting Digest: Tennis

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US MEN'S HARDCOURT CHAMPIONSHIPS (Indianapolis, Indiana) Singles, first round: T Nelson (US) bt B McPhie (US) 6-4 6-1; C Caratti (It) bt R Gilbert (Fr) 6-3 3-6 6-1; R Reneberg (US) bt J Eltingh (Neth) 6-4 6-2; B Shelton (US) bt A Moreno (Mex) 4-6 6-3 6-1; J Morgan (Aus) bt J Hlasek (Swit) 6-3 4-6 6-4; B Steven (NZ) bt T Witsken (US) 6-3 7-6; W Masur (Aus) bt P McEnroe (US) 6-3 6-2; B Gilbert (US) bt A Krickstein (US) 1-6 6-3 7-6; B Steven (NZ) bt T Witsken (US) 6-3 7-6; P Haarhuis (Neth) bt A Corretja (Sp) 7-6 6-3; L Mattar (Bra) bt S Simian (Fr) 6-4 7-6. Second round: A Volkov (Rus) bt M Zoecke (Ger) 6-4 6-4; J Courier (US) bt J Oncins (Bra) 6-3 6-2; B Becker (Ger) bt A Sznajder (Can) 6-4 5-7 6-4; J Yzaga (Peru) bt T Martin (US) 4-6 7-6 6-0.

NEW HAVEN MEN'S INTERNATIONAL (Connecticut) Singles, first round: A Agassi (US) bt K Evernden (NZ) 6-0 6-3; S Stolle (Aus) bt J Siemerink (Neth) 3-6 7-6 6-2; K Jones (US) bt A Boetsch (Fr) 6-3 6-2; C Pridham (Can) bt R Fromberg (Aus) 6-4 6-2; J Svensson (Swe) bt N Pereira (Ven) 4-6 6-3 6-4; M Rosset (Swit) bt R Agenor (Hai) 6-4 6-1; T Ho (US) bt M Goellner (Ger) 6-2 6-4; S Sargisian (Armen) bt R Matuszewski (US) 5-7 6-7 6-1; T Woodbridge (Aus) bt O Fernandez (Mex) 6-4 6-0; B Black (Zim) bt C-U Steeb (Ger) 6-1 6-4; N Borwick (Aus) bt A O'Brian (US) 7-5 3-6 6-3; D Nestor (Can) bt D Prinosil (Ger) 6-3 6-4; M Kaplan (SA) bt L Tieleman (Bel) 7-5 6-1; G Stafford (SA) bt D Nargiso (It) 7-6 6-4; Y Kafelnikov (Rus) bt L Bale (SA) 6-2 6-4; A Olhovskiy (Rus) bt Y El Aynaoui (Mor) 3-6 7-5 6-3; O Delaitre (Fr) bt C Adams (US) 6-7 7-6 6-1.

CANADIAN WOMEN'S OPEN (Toronto) First round: H Sukova (Cz Rep) bt N Van Lottum (Fr) 6-3 6-3; A Coetzer (SA) bt E Reinach (SA) 6-4 3-6 6-1; L McNeil (US) bt E Likhovtseva (Kaz) 6-1 7-5; N Zvereva (Bela) bt R McQuillan (Aus) 6-2 2-6 6-1; M Oremans (Neth) bt M McGrath (US) 6-4 6-1. Second round: S Graf (Ger) bt R Nideffer (SA) 7-5 6- 3; J Novotna (Cz Rep) bt M Werdel (US) 6-1 6- 2; J Capriati (US) bt C Rubin (US) 6-2 6-1; A Huber (Ger) bt B Schultz (Neth) 6-3 6-0; M Maleeva-Fragniere (Swit) bt R Dragomir (Rom) 7-5 6-4; K Maleeva (Bul) bt N Medvedeva (Ukr) 6-1 6-4; N Sawamatsu (Japan) bt P Hy (Can) 7-5 6-0.

CHRIS WILKINSON of Britain, the top seed at the Bronx Challenger tournament, in New York, beat the American Phil Williamson 6-4, 7-6 in the first round.

MIDLAND BANK NATIONAL JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (Nottingham): Boys, 18 and under singles, third round: G Jones (Kent) bt M Ratcliffe (Northumberland) 6-3 6-4; L Milligan (Middlesex) bt J Williams (Middlesex) 6-2 6-1; M Coombs (Essex) bt M Stocks (Norfolk) 6-2 6-1; J Fox (Lincs) bt S Pender (Cornwall) 6-0 6-2; T Spinks (Norfolk) bt M Powell (Notts) 6-3 6-3; A Osterrieth (Kent) bt B McIver (North of Scotland) 6-1 3-6 6-3; M Ingham (Lancs) bt R Evans (Herts) 6-1 6-1; J Hind (Kent) bt R Clarke (Leics) 6- 4 4-6 6-2. Girls, 18 and under, third round: L Jelfs (Oxon) bt J Duncan (North of Scotland) 7-6 6-3; J Ward (Durham and Cleveland) bt S Donovan (Herts) 6-1 6-2; Z Mellis (Essex) bt K Hughes (Leics) 6-1 6-3; K Warne-Holland (Cheshire) bt I Wyatt (Oxon) 6-1 6-4; M Miller (Yorks) bt H Matthews (Berks) 6-4 5-7 6-4; M Hughes (North Wales) bt J McMahon (Sussex) 2-6 7-5 6-3; T Croson (Derbys) bt E Smith (Wilts) 6-1 6-3; C Taylor (Oxon) bt A Green (Suffolk) 6-0 6-1.

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