Top seed Djokovic labored for two hours to win 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 against German qualifier Dominik Koepfer.
BEIJING, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Jeremy Lin announced on Tuesday that he will not play for the Beijing Ducks in the upcoming 2020-21 Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) season.
TEHRAN, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Frenchman Patrice Carteron has been appointed as the new head coach of Saudi Arabia's Al-Taawoun FC ahead of Matchday 4 of the 2020 AFC Champions League (ACL) against Iran's Persepolis, Tasnim news agency reported.
In the women's tournament, Simona Halep advanced to the semifinals after Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva retired with the scores at 6-2, 2-0. She is to meet ninth-seeded Garbine Muguruza of Spain, who beat former number one Victoria Arazenka.
QUITO, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Reigning champions Flamengo suffered their worst ever Copa Libertadores result on Thursday, crashing to a 5-0 defeat to Independiente del Valle in Ecuador.
In the day's later fixture, Hellas Verona shared the spoils with Roma in a 0-0 draw, with both sides hitting the woodwork three times. Enditem
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- A dramatic stoppage-time goal from substitute Walter da Silva gave Brazil's Athletico Paranaense a 3-2 away victory over Bolivian side Jorge Wilstermann as the Copa Libertadores resumed from a six-month coronavirus hiatus on Tuesday.
Hoffenheim dominated possession and produced more promising chances but Horn was on guard to deny Kramaric and Pavel Kaderabek in the 18th minute.
In the triple jump, Li Ying was the only woman who jumped over 14 meters, her winning mark was 14.02m. Huang Min conquered 1.80 meters to win in women's high jump. Yao Jie crowned in men's pole vault with 5.40m, while Chen Yang won in women's discus throw with 60.80 meters.
Kuopio's Nigerian striker Aniekpeno Udoh got in front of Bratislava's goalkeeper Greif and had no trouble scoring from close range after a low pass from the right side.
Martinez's call-up came two days after he ended his 10-year spell at Arsenal to join rivals Aston Villa for a reported fee of 20 million euros (around 24 million US dollars).