Sporting Digest: Tennis

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FEDERATION CUP WOMEN'S TEAM TOURNAMENT (Frankfurt) Second round: Czechoslovakia bt Italy 2-1 (H Sukova bt F Bentivoglio 6-4 6-2; J Novotna lost to S Cecchini 0-6 6-2 6-3; Novotna and Sukova bt Cecchini and S Farina 6-2 6-2). Spain bt Indonesia 3-0 (C Martinez bt R Tedjakusuma 6-1 6-1; A Sanchez Vicario bt Y Basuki 6-1 6-2; V Ruano and C Torrens bt Tedjakusuma and S Wibowo 7-6 4-6 6-3). Finland bt Japan 2-1 (P Thoren lost to M Endo 6-3 6-2; N Dahlman bt N Sawamatsu 6-2 6-3; Thoren and Dahlman bt R Hiraki and N Miyagi 6-4 5-7 6-3). Argentina bt Bulgaria 2-1 (I Gorrochategui bt K Maleeva 6-1 7-5; F Labat lost to M Maleeva 4-6 7-5 3-6; Gorrochategui and P Tarabini bt K and M Maleeva 5-7 6-4 6-2). United States bt China 2-1 (L Davenport bt Bi Ying 6-1 6-3; L McNeil lost to Li Fang 2-6 7-6 6-0; Davenport and McNeil bt Chen Li and Li 6-3 6-0). Australia bt Denmark 3-0 (M Jaggard-Lai bt S Albinus 6-1 1-6 6-1; N Provis bt K Ptasek 7-6 7-5; E Smylie and R Stubbs bt T Scheuer-Larsen and Ptaszek 6-0 6-1). France bt Sweden 3-0 (J Halard bt A Carlsson 6-2 6-3; N Tauziat bt C Dahlman 6-1 7-6; Tauziat and Halard bt M Strandlund and M Lindstrom 6-2 6-3). Netherlands bt Latvia 3-0 (S Rottier bt U Bushevitsa 6-4 6-2; M Oremans bt A Blumberga 7-6 6-2; Oremans and K Boogert bt Blumberga and Bushevitsa 6-2 6-3).

MERCEDES MEN'S OPEN (Stuttgart) First round: K Braasch (Ger) bt R Fromberg (Aus) 6-4 6-2; J Sanchez (Sp) bt A Olhovskiy (Rus) (Sp) 6-3 4-6 6-3; H Skoff (Aut) bt R Gilbert (Fr) 6-3 6-3. Second round: A Medvedev (Ukr) bt G Prpic (Croa) 6-2 6-4; A Chesnokov (Rus) bt F Clavet (Sp) 7-6 6-3; M Ondruska (SA) bt F Davin (Arg) 7-5 6-3; M Stich (Ger) bt Skoff 6-4 7-6; M Gollner (Ger) bt C Mezzadri (Swit) 6-4 6-3; M Gustafsson (Swe) bt C Arriens (Ger) 6-4 6-2; M Filippini (Urug) bt C Pioline (Fr) 6-3 2-6 7-5; T Carbonell (Sp) bt J Svensson (Swe) 6-4 6-4; E Sanchez (Sp) bt M Larsson (Swe) 7-5 6-4; A Berasategui (Sp) bt S Bruguera (Sp) 4-6 6-4 6-1; A Boetsch (Fr) bt Braasch 7-6 4-6 7-5.

WASHINGTON MEN'S TOURNAMENT First round: J Cunha-Silva (Por) bt B Gilbert (US) 4-6 6-3 6-4; P McEnroe (US) bt M Sell (US) 6-2 6-2; B MacPhie (US) bt D Randall (US) 7-6 4-6 6-3; D Rostagno (US) bt G Stafford (SA) 6-3 6-3; J Carlsson (Swe) bt R Agenor (Hai) 5-7 7-6 7-6; J Yzaga (Peru) bt J Bates (GB) 7-6 6-3; D Nainkin (SA) bt K Thorne (US) 4-6 6-4 6-3; G Pozzi (It) bt M Damm (Cz Rep) 3-6 6-2 7-6; L Mattar (Bra) bt T Ho (US) 6-1 6-2; P Baur (Ger) bt C Saceanu (Ger) 6-4 4-6 7-5. Second round: T Martin (US) bt M Hadad (Col) 6-3 6-3; P McEnroe bt Cunha-Silva 7-6 6-2; Nainkin bt Rostagno 6-0 6-3; M Knowles (Bah) bt A Volkov (Rus) 6-3 6-3; J Tarango (US) bt Yzaga 6-1 7-6; M Washington (US) bt Mattar 6-3 6-2; A Mansdorf (Isr) bt C Adams (US) 6-3 3-6 6-3; J Hlasek (Swit) bt B Black (Zim) 6-2 6-3; P Korda (Cz Rep) bt B McPhie (US) 6-4 1-6 6-3.

PATHMARK WOMEN'S CLASSIC (Mahwah, New Jersey) First round: B Bowes (US) bt T Morton (Aus) 6-3 7-5; P O'Reilly (US) bt S Komleva (Rus) 6-4 6-1; C O'Reilly (US) bt J Yin (US) 3-6 7-5 6-3. Second round: M J Fernandez (US) bt H Sprung 6-0 6-2

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