August 5, 1997 in Sports

Atp Championship Underway

Compiled From Wire Services

Jonathan Stark upset Britain’s Greg Rusedski in the opening round of the $2.3 million ATP Championship.

Stark, who is ranked 68th, prevailed 1-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-3) over the 24th-ranked Rusedski.

In another upset, 21st-ranked Andrei Medvedev of Ukraine took advantage of 31 unforced errors by Tim Henman to advance to the second round with a 6-3, 6-3 victory. The 15th-seeded Henman, of Britain, is ranked 18th.

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