SPORT

Byron Black enters main draw

CHENNAI, DEC. 30. The 1999 Open winner, Byron Black of Zimbabwe, Stefano Galvani of Spain, Thomas Dupre of France, Croatia's Ivo Karlovic made it to the main draw as the final qualifying rounds of the Tata Open came to an end at the SDAT-Nungambakkam Stadium here on Sunday.

The results:

Final round: Byron Black (Zim) bt Tomas Cakl (Cze) 6-1, 6-2; Ivo Karlovic (Cro) bt Juan Antonio Marin (Crc) 6-1, 7-6 (7-5); Thomas Dupre (Fra) bt Carlos Cuadrado (Esp) 7-6, (7-4), 6-3; Stefano Galvani (Ita) bt Arvind Parmar (GBR) 6- 2, 6-1.

Second round: Juan Antonio Marin bt Amir Hadad (Isr) 7-6 (7-3); Ivo Karlovic bt B. Cowan (Gbr) 7-6 (7-5), 7-5; Thomas Dupre bt C. Saulnier (Fra) 6-1, 6-1; Carlos Cuadrado bt V. Kutsenko (Uzb) 6-3, 7-6 (3); Stefano Galvani bt Jeff Coetzee (RSA) 6-2, 6-2; Arvind Parmar bt Juan Albert Viloca (Esp) 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (8-7); Tomas Cakl bt Peter Luxa (Cze) 4-6, 6-1, 6- 4; Byron Black bt Jonathan Elrich (Isr) 6-4, 6-4.

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