Sporting Digest: Tennis

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PARIS OPEN MEN'S INDOOR TOURNAMENT First round: D Wheaton (US) bt I Lendl (US) 6-3 7-5; A Boetsch (Fr) bt J Sanchez (Sp) 6-4 6-0; M Woodforde (Aus) bt B Black (Zim) 7-6 6-2; G Raoux (Fr) bt L Roux (Fr) 6-2 6-0; J Palmer (US) bt J Stoltenberg (Aus) 6-3 6-2. Second round: A Medvedev (Ukr) bt A Mansdorf (Isr) 6-7 6-3 7-6; S Edberg (Swe) bt O Delaitre (Fr) 6-2 6-3; B Becker (Ger) bt A Olhovskiy (Rus) 6-7 6-2 7-6; P Korda (Cz Rep) bt A Chesnokov (Rus) 6-3 6-7 7-6; H Leconte (Fr) bt C Pioline (Fr) 2-6 6-4 6-3; M Rosset (Swit) bt A Volkov (Rus) 6-7 6-3 6-4; M Gustafsson (Swe) bt J Courier (US) 6-4 6-3.

VOLKSWAGEN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS (Telford) Men's singles, first round: T Henman (Oxon) bt P Hand (Berks) 6-3 6-4; J Hunter (Surrey) bt P Wright (Devon) 6-3 7-6; C Bailey (Norfolk) bt P Robinson (Northants) 7-6 6-4; A Foster (Staffs) bt D Ison (Leics) 6-4 6-2; N Adams (Essex) bt J Williams (Middx) 6-4 6-7 6-3; A Richardson (Lincs) bt J Delgado (Warwicks) 4-6 6-2 6-2; J Bates (Surrey) bt S Cole (Surrey) 6-0 6-2; C Beecher (Kent) bt M Petchey (Essex) 6-3 1-6 6-4; D Sapsford (Surrey) bt N Baglin (Cheshire) 6-2 6-1; L Milligan (Middx) bt A Burgoyne (Kent) 6-3 6-3; N Broad (unatt) bt N Weal (Hants and IoW) 6-4 6-3; G Saffery (Berks) bt D Sanders (Somerset) 7-6 4-6 6-4; N Gould (Avon) bt L Matthews (Hants and IoW) 6-4 6-1; N Fulwood (Derbys) bt C Wilkinson (Hants and IoW) 7-6 5-7 6-4; M Maclagan (W Sco) bt R Matheson (W Sco) 7-6 7-6; A Rouse (Essex) bt M Wyeth (Surrey) 6-1 6-3. Women's singles, first round: V Lake (Devon) bt K Warne-Holland (Cheshire) 6-0 6-4; C Taylor (Oxon) bt T Croson (Derbys) 6-1 6-4; S-A Siddall (Dorset) bt I Wyatt (Oxon) 6-2 6-3; M Wainwright (Essex) bt E Bond (Gloucs) 6-7 6-4 6-1; M Mair (W of Sco) bt Z Mellis (Essex) 5-7 6-1 6-3; A Smith (Staffs) bt J McMahon (Sussex) 6-3 6-1; C Wood (Sussex) bt C Hunt (Dorset) 6-0 6-3; S Tse (IoM) bt T Catlin (Cambs) 6-3 3-6 6-1; C Herbert (Herts) bt J Pullin (Sussex) 5-7 6-3 7-5; K Cross (Devon) bt J Dawson (Sussex) 6-3 6-0; L Jelfs (Oxon) bt L Woodroffe (Surrey) 6-4 4-6 6-2; J Durie (Avon) bt J Ward (Durham and Cleveland) 7-5 6-2; A Simpkin (Leics) bt J Wood (Middx) 6-2 6-2; J Salmon (Sussex) bt G Humphreys-Davies (Cambs) 6-1 ret; L Ahl (Devon) bt K Hand (Berks) 7-5 6-4; C Billingham (Oxon) bt V Irvine (Essex) 6-2 6-2.

BELL WOMEN'S HALLENGE (Quebec City, Can) Singles, first round: N Zvereva (Bela) bt S Meier (Ger) 6-0 6-2; N Tauziat (Fr) bt S Jeyaseelan (Can) 6-3 6-1; E DeLone (US) bt G Fernandez (US) 4-6 6-4 6-4; L Harvey-Wild (US) bt K Adams (US) 6-4 6-7 6-4; C Delisle (Can) bt L Smylie (Aus) 6-4 2-6 7-6; C Rubin (US) bt J Emmons (US) 6-2 6-1; A Gavaldon (Mex) bt L Allen (US) 6-4 6-3.

BANK OF THE WEST WOMEN'S CLASSIC (Oakland, Calif) Singles, first round: C Kuhlman (US) bt J Watanabe (US) 6-4 6-2; R De Los Rios (Peru) bt A Temesvari (Hung) 6-4 6-2; M Werdel (US) bt M Kochta (Ger) 6-3 4-6 6-4; L McNeil (US) bt A Basica (US) 6-4 6-2; T Austin (US) bt T Ignatieva (Bela) 6-4 3-6 7-5.

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