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TENNIS ROUNDUP : Agassi Wins First Event in Comeback

From Associated Press

Andre Agassi, playing in his first tournament in nearly five months, defeated Brazil’s Luiz Mattar, 6-4, 6-3, Sunday to win the Nuveen Championships at Scottsdale, Ariz.

Agassi, seeded fifth, had been sidelined since Sept. 24 because of a wrist injury that required surgery Dec. 20.

It was the 20th title of Agassi’s career and earned him $42,000.

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Top-seeded Michael Stich of Germany defeated South African Wayne Ferreira, 4-6, 6-3, 6-0, to win the Dutch ABN-AMRO tournament at Rotterdam. . . . Thomas Muster of Austria won the Mexican Open for the second consecutive year, beating Brazil’s Roberto Jabali, 6-3, 6-1, at Mexico City.


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