In the women's doubles, Xu Yifan from China and America's Nicole Melichar reached the second round after edging past their opponents in straight sets. Enditem
QUITO, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- Ecuador head coach Gustavo Alfaro said Monday he feels obliged to guide Ecuador to the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, despite the team's recent run of mediocre form.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- Third seed Daniil Medvedev of Russia defeated Jeffrey Wolf of the United States 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 in one hour and 48 minutes to advance into the US Open fourth round on Saturday.
Stephens went up a double break to carve out a 5-2 lead and served out the opening set in just 38 minutes. But Williams began to raise her game and served much better in the second set, lifting her first-serve percentage from 50 to 76 percent. By breaking twice, Williams won the second set to level the match.
"We strictly followed the coach's match plan. This is a victory that belongs to the whole team since we played our football," said Saba. "As a forward, scoring goals is my responsibility."
The samples collected from these athletes will be used to establish the initial values for their ABP profiles before regular non-notice target testing resumes on a much more extensive basis in 2021. Enditem
The result left Corinthians ninth in the 20-team standings with nine points from seven matches, a point ahead of 13th-placed Botafogo.
In Thursday's only other match, Sport Recife won 2-1 at Gremio thanks to goals either side of half-time from Patric Cabral and Iago Maidana. Pepe pegged a late goal back for the hosts. Enditem
Liu was victorious in the 2019 Women's World Cup, defeating 2017 winner Zhu in last year's final.
China Fortune struggled to cope with the intensity but were 1-0 up in the 45th minute following midfielder Wang Qiuming snapping up the rebound into the net after Brazilian Paulinho's attempt hit the post.
XI'AN, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Shaanxi Chang'an Athletic's head coach Kim Bong-Gil told Xinhua on Friday that he aimed to lead his side to a better result in the postponed season 2020 than they had last year.