JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- More than 40
demonstrators threw sand and seeds on a court and shouted anti-apartheid slogans, temporarily halting play on opening day of the ATP World Doubles Final.
The protesters, most of them black or mixed-race, were arresteafter a brief scuffle with fans and security guards.
The protest was organized by the Tennis Association of South Africa, which represents players of mixed race. The group said South Africa has not achieved full racial unity in tennis.
On the court, the big news was the upset of second-seeded Scott Davis and David Pate of the United States. They were beaten by American Luke Jensen and his Australian partner, Laurie Ward, 6-4, 6-3.