PARIS, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Argentina's Diego Schwartzman finally overcame the hurdle of the quarterfinals at a major after three attempts, as the 28-year-old on Tuesday edged two-time Roland Garros finalist and newly-crowned US Open champion, Dominic Thiem 7-6 (1), 5-7, 6-7 (6), 7-6 (5), 6-2 to book a spot in the French Open semifinals.
Djokovic showed great sportsmanship in the match when rain fell down heavily on Galan's side of the court as the new Court Philippe-Chatrier roof was closing, the Colombian slipped over. Djokovic responded by calling a pause of the match until the conditions came back equal for both sides.
Despite three losses in a row coming into the season, Wuhan coach Li Xin expressed her satisfaction in some respects.
Earlier, Schwartzman knocked out third seed Dominic Thiem in a thrilling marathon battle which lasted over five hours, winning 7-6 (7-1), 5-7, 6-7 (8-6), 7-6 (7-5), 6-2.
The Chinese Super League (CSL), which started the 2020 season behind closed doors in July, has been slowly opening up to a limited number of spectators last month.
Han Ziqi contributed a game-high 23 points, but her solo effort could not save Tianjin from a big loss.
"Li Xiaopeng will take up the posts of vice manager and technical director of Luneng instead of head coach due to health reasons," said the club.
While Ajax failed to create any more chances in its hunt for the equalizer, Ramon-Pascal Lundqvist hit the post on the other side. In the final minutes Ajax came close to a goal with both Dusan Tadic and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar hitting the post. The result is the first defeat for Ajax this season after three wins in its first three matches.
Dongguan opened the first quarter on an 11-2 run, sparked by five straight points from Yang Shuyu.
"We can feel that everything is fully prepared beforehand with an aim of offering us a safe environment to enjoy games," said Shao, who had joined Sichuan before the season.
On the top floor of a downtown shopping mall, 29-year-old Sun Shaorong was sitting in a go-kart and wearing a pink helmet. The roar of the engine announced that she was ready to race with other five cars behind her.