Sporting Digest: Tennis

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SWISS OPEN (Gstaad) Men's singles, first round: T Muster (Aut) bt M Stringari (Arg)

4-6 6-2 6-1; M Ondruska (SA) bt G Marx (Fr)

4-6 6-4 6-4; S Bruguera (Sp) bt B Karbacher (Ger) 6-4 6-0; R Krishnan (Ind) bt C Pioline (Fr) 6-3 6-2; M Zoecke (Ger) bt R Furlan (It) 4-6 6-4 6-1; R Gilbert (Fr) bt O Delaitre (Fr) 7-6 1-6 7-6; J Stoltenberg (Aus) bt S Simian (Fr) 7-6 4-6

6-2; M Rosset (Swit) bt G Markus (Arg) 6-1

6-2; C Costa (Sp) bt F Clavet (Sp) 6-3 6-0; M Naewie (Ger) bt J Fitzgerald (Aus) 6-2 6-7 6-4.

SWEDISH OPEN (Stockholm) Men's singles, first round: M Larsson (Swe) bt A Jarryd (Swe)

7-6 7-5; C Bergstrom (Swe) bt D Vacek (Cz Rep)

3-6 7-5 6-2; C Ruud (Nor) bt T Nydahl (Swe) 6-2

4-6 6-4; M A Gorriz (Sp) bt J Svensson (Swe) 7-6

6-1; J Gunnarsson (Swe) bt P Langvardt (Den) 6-4

6-3; J F Artur (Sp) bt M Tillstrom (Swe) 6-3 6-7 6-2; T Enqvist (Swe) bt G Prpic (Croa) 6-0 6-2; T Carbonell (Sp) bt D Perez (Urug) 6-0 6-2.

HALL OF FAME CHAMPIONSHIPS (Newport, Rhode Island) Men's singles, first round: L Herrera (Mex) bt M Hadad (Col) 3-6 7-5 6-3; J Frana (Arg) bt R Schmidt (US) 6-3 6-4; A Thoms (Ger) bt S Groen (Neth) 6-4 6-3; L Tieleman (It) w/o R Matuszewski (US) (ret).

BRISTOL CHALLENGER TROPHY (Redland): Men's singles, first round: N Gould (Avon) bt V Santopadre (It) 3-6 7-5 7-6; E Winogradsky (Fr) bt D Pescario (Rom) 6-3 6-4; S Noszaly (Hung) bt K Kinnear (US) 6-3 7-6; T Henman (GB) bt M Tobon (Col) 6-1 6-2; P Nyborg (Swe) bt C Marsh (SA) 6-3 6-7 6-1; A Reichel (US) bt S Youl (Aus) 7-6 1-6 7-6; G Muller (SA) bt N Marques 7-6 6-4; C Wilkinson (GB) bt T Gollwitzer 6-2 7-5.

PALERMO WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT First round: S Meier (Ger) bt M Zivec-Skul (Slov) 3-6;

6-4 7-5; B Schulz (Neth) bt E Savoldi (It) 6-4 6-0; I Spirlea (Rom) bt N Ercegovic (Neth) 4-6 6-1 6-2; P Tarabini (Arg) bt N Medvedeva (Ukr) 6-3 7-5.

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