Badosa advanced after beating 2018 finalist Sloane Stephens of the United States 6-4, 4-6, 6-2.
The swimmers' performances at the championships will act as an important reference for their qualification for next year's Tokyo Olympic Games. Enditem
Olympic medalist Fu Yuanhui touched the finishing line first in the preliminary of the women's 100m backstroke, but was another to miss out on the final, ranking only 11th in the physical tests. Guangdong's Wang Xue'er took the crown in 59.55 seconds.
One of the reasons SIPG are considered a title contender is Oscar continuing his red-hot form on the pitch. The key man for the Shanghai side contributed five goals and eight assists in the first stage. But an overreliance on the Brazilian could be costly if he loses form or picks up an injury.
Both Suning and Shandong Luneng had already guaranteed two positions for the racing championship. Because Luneng was held by Guangzhou R&F to 0-0, Suning is two points ahead of Luneng and finished with the second in Dalian Division.
Elsewhere, Guangzhou Evergrande sealed the 1-0 win by an own goal from Dalian Pro defender Shan Pengfei.
BERLIN, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Without a doubt, Schalke 04 faces one of the biggest crises in its history after their head coach David Wagner was sacked this Sunday morning.
PARIS, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Tenth-seeded Victoria Azarenka saw her campaign at Roland Garros end on Wednesday as the Belarusian was shocked by former world No. 26 Anna Karolina Schmiedlova of Slovakia 6-2, 6-2 in a match where she racked up 36 unforced errors.
"With the establishment of the World Athletics Road Running Championships, the whole global community of recreational runners, which numbers in the millions, will be able to come together to celebrate their passion for putting foot to the road."
"Alize is good at playing on clay court. She is resilient and flexible in tactics. You won't never beat her with ease." Enditem
Midfielder Unai Lopez scored twice as Athletic Club Bilbao won 2-1 away to Eibar.