Women's top seed and 2018 champion Simona Halep dispatched her fellow Romanian Irina-Camelia Begu 6-3, 6-4 to book a spot in the third round, while third seed Elina Svitolina of Ukraine overcame a second-set wipeout to beat Mexican qualifier Renata Zarazua 6-3, 0-6, 6-2 to keep on track for her maiden Grand Slam title.
Sevilla came back from a goal down to get their season underway with a 3-1 win away to Cadiz.
Shandong expects a tough match on Sunday with title favorites Inner Mongolia as their next opponent, while Daqing hopes to bounce back in Sunday's encounter with Beijing, another losing side on Thursday. Enditem
21-year-old Guo Tianyu is the newest youth footballer shining bright this season, and his first CSL goal gave Luneng a 1-0 win over giants Evergrande.
Attracting around 300 swimmers, the 2020 championships are being held from September 26 to October 2 in Qingdao.
"We haven't played an official game for a long time, so players were kind of excited, and we transferred a lot of positive energy on the court," Shandong coach Luka Sjekloca noted.
BEIJING, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Construction of the National Sliding Center in Yanqing of Beijing has seen big progress that it began ice-making on September 18 and is estimated to finish at the end of the month before China's national team train in the National Sliding Center in early October.
In the day's other two matches, Kunshan FC was held 1-1 by Sichuan Youbixuan, and Shaanxi Chang'an Athletic beat Jiangxi Liansheng 1-0. Enditem
It must be safe to play domestic league games at the weekend after playing midweek Champions League games in areas with high infection rates, Zorc added. "It seems half of the big cities might be regarded as risk areas."
Tokyo 2020 said that it is reviewing a number of COVID-19 countermeasures for the torch relay, consulting with experts and the health authority in the aim of ensuring a safe and secure event.
The club's new trio faces its first game next weekend when they travel to Champions League participant RB Leipzig.