Reigning champion Barty said there were two reasons for her decision to skip the clay-court tournament, which is scheduled to take place in Paris from September 27 to October 11.
"It feels good to see football fans came back to stadium," said Paulinho, he also made a positive comment to R&F's goalkeeper Han Jiaqi.
Coates said the Games will start as planned on July 23 "with or without COVID-19," stressing the Olympics has never been cancelled outside of world wars.
"After many months away from the table, it is extremely important for us to get international table tennis events back running again," said Steve Dainton, ITTF chief executive officer.
Lin, who now works for the Culture and Ceremonies Department of the Beijing 2022 organizing committee, emphasized that the removal of the words "PARALYMPIC GAMES" is a big step for the Games.
However, Nicolo Zaniolo's injury before the break cast a cloud over the Italians' victory. The Roma midfielder limped off in the first half following a collision with Donny van de Beek. Medical staff later confirmed that the 21-year-old had suffered "trauma" to his left knee and would undergo tests to "assess the full extent of the injury" when he returns to the Italian capital on Tuesday.
Third seed and last year's runner-up Daniil Medvedev of Russia and sixth seed Matteo Berrettini of Italy also made it to the third round.
Loew is demanding intensive pressing and counterattacks to address the needs of modern football.
In an earlier match, Shenzhen edged defending champion Zhejiang 3-2, with both teams of similar strength showing their best from the very beginning.
Teda had a poor performance in the current season, managed one draw and seven defeats before Sunday's game.
However, the hectic last 11 games saw Atletico find form and as rivals such as Real Sociedad and Getafe lost ground, in the end the top four was secured with relative ease.