There were shock wins for local players Jennifer Brady and Shelby Rogers. Brady stunned Germany's Angelique Kerber 6-1, 6-4, while Rogers upset Petra Kvitova from the Czech Republic 7-6 (5), 3-6, 7-6 (6). Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva also registered an upset as she overcame eighth seed Petra Martic of Croatia 6-3, 2-6, 6-4. Enditem
Iran's women team finished fifth in the 2018 Asian Club Championship in Kazakhstan, and Borhani was among the top four scorers of the tournament.
In March, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) postponed the 2021 AFCON qualifying matches due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A newly-promoted side in the Chinese division two league, Chang'an Athletic finished the 2019 season in 9th place on the 16-team table.
The result left Corinthians ninth in the 20-team standings with nine points from seven matches, a point ahead of 13th-placed Botafogo.
Medvedev will next face fellow American Frances Tiafoe, and Thiem will take on Canada's rising star Felix Auger-Aliassime.
MADRID, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- Ansu Fati became Spain's youngest ever goalscorer and Sergio Ramos scored twice as Spain cruised past Ukraine 4-0 in Madrid on Sunday in the UEFA Nations League.
Despite a rare disappointing day, Hamilton still convincingly leads the drivers' championship with 164 points. Second-placed Bottas closes the gap slightly with 117 points, while Verstappen remains on 110 points and drops to third.
Saba also sent his best wishes to his compatriot Eran Zahavi, the last season's CSL top scorer who left Guangzhou R&F to join the national team recently. "I miss him. We have a great understanding on the pitch. I hope he could play well to help the Israeli national team achieve good results," he noted.
Despite foreseeable setbacks, Loew is going to stick to his plan, Kroos underlined. The German intends to give space for promising youngsters such as the new Chelsea arrivals Kai Havertz and Timo Werner.
"Fairness for athletes all over the world remains my number one priority. I will never let clean athletes become hostages of political games. Under the International Standard for Code Compliance by Signatories there are many possible consequences that do not impact the athletes," he continued.