Second seed Nadal will face Italy's Stefano Travaglia in the round of 32. The latter survived a five-set thriller against Japan's Nishikori Kei to advance 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (7), 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
Monchengladbach sporting director Max Eberl called his club's group exciting "as we face Europe's top dogs." Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann might face the biggest challenge to repeat his side's semifinal performance last season, with key figures Timo Werner and Patrik Schick having left the club. Enditem
"I really wanted to give an effort here. It's my Achilles that didn't have enough to properly heal after the Open. I was able to get it somewhat better, but just looking long-term in this tournament, will I be able to get through enough matches? For me, I don't think I could," said the three-time Roland Garros winner.
Players of Al Ahli Saudi FC celebrate after winning the AFC Asian Champions League round of 16 match between Al Ahli Saudi FC of Saudi Arabia and Shabab Al Ahli Dubai of United Arab Emirates in Doha, capital of Qatar, Sept. 26, 2020. Al Ahli of Saudi Arabia defeated Shabab Al Ahli Dubai 4-3 on penalties to progress to the quarterfinals. (Photo by Nikku/Xinhua)
Attracting around 300 swimmers, the 2020 championships are being held from September 26 to October 2 in Qingdao.
Zhejiang's Wang Shun clinched gold in the men's 200m individual medley in 1:56.83, leading silver medalist Deng Ziqi from Guangdong by around five seconds. Liu Zongyu from Shandong took the bronze.
Jiangsu registered three-pointer shooting efficiency, with Gong Li and Liang draining shots beyond the arc on successive possessions to set up a 17-point advantage into half-time.
WARSAW, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Polish Football Association (PZPN) announced Saturday evening that the national team coach Jerzy Brzeczek had tested positive for coronavirus.
Pakhtakor defeated Iranian team Esteghlal to reach the round of eight, while Persepolis edged Al Sadd of Qatar.
Angel's first goal was an overhead kick which was originally ruled out for offside, but reinstated after the referee consulted the VAR.