Also on Wednesday, 23-time Grand Slam winner and No. 6 seed Serena Williams was forced to pull out of the French Open ahead of her second round match against Bulgaria's Tsvetana Pironkova because of an Achilles injury.
Seventh seed Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic is also through after she overcame Jasmine Paolini of Italy 6-3, 6-3.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Bi Jinhao struck double to give Shanghai Shenhua a 2-0 win over Henan Jianye in the 14th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL), while Jiangsu Suning beat Shenzhen FC 1-0 on Sunday to climb up to second in Dalian Division.
The ruling was handed down just 10 minutes before the scheduled kickoff at Palmeiras' Allianz Parque in Sao Paolo. The game eventually started more than 20 minutes late, with Flamengo fielding only four regular first-team players.
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
The Portuguese club have confirmed the move, which will see Nicolas Otamendi move in the opposite direction.
The shortlist for the Best Player award was selected by a jury comprising the 80 coaches of the teams that took part in the group stages of the 2019/20 UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, along with 55 journalists selected by the European Sports Media group, one from each of UEFA's member associations.
Despite a large deficit, Ji never winced and constantly attacked the basket. But boasting a balanced offense, Shandong didn't let the win slip away from their hands. With a 77-39 advantage heading into the final frame, Shandong killed any suspense about the result.
The defender was then shown a direct red card in the 67th minute on the instruction of VAR for bringing down Luka Jovic when the striker looked to be through on goal.
The 24-year-old Sherif, who ranks 172nd in the world, has become the first Egyptian woman to present at a Grand Slam main draw, while Pliskova, 27, is bidding for her first major title in her 33rd Grand Slam appearance.
For the fifth placed Shenzhen, any prospect of promoting the top four appeared to be extinguished when Pouraliganji's powerful shot hit the crossbar on 75 minutes.