Sorensen beaten in Davis cup

Irish Davis Cup man Kevin Sorensen won through to the second round of the Italian Futures Tournament in Teramo, beating Alex Vittur (Italy) 7-5 6-2.

But he lost out on a quarter-final place to fourth seed Simone Vagnozzi, 6-0 6-2.

lsquash defeats: Irish squash players suffered first round defeats at both the German and Chartres Open Championships yesterday.

In Gerlingen, 13th seed Liam Kenny lost out to Australian Raj Nanda 11-15 15-10 11-15 15-11 10-15.

Derek Ryan was beaten 15-13 3-15 8-15 6-15 by12th seed Glenn Keenan from Australia.

In Chartres, fourth seed John Rooney was beaten by English qualifier Andrew Whipp 15-3 11-15 15-13 13-15 13-15.

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