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Becker Survives Challenge

August 27, 1986|Associated Press

NEW YORK — Wimbledon champion Boris Becker brushed back a surprisingly strong challenge from Canada's Glenn Michibata today in advancing into the second round of the U.S. Open Tennis Championships.

Other winners were second-seeded Mats Wilander, No. 4 Stefan Edberg and No. 11 Mikael Pernfors, all from Sweden. No. 2 Chris Evert Lloyd, No. 3 Steffi Graf of West Germany, No. 5 Pam Shriver, No. 7 Helena Sukova of Czechoslovakia and No. 13 Stephanie Rehe all won.

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