PARIS, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- No. 6 seed Serena Williams was forced to pull out of the French Open ahead of her second-round match against Bulgarian Tsvetana Pironkova on Wednesday because of an Achilles injury.
Dortmund responded with furious attacks but Gikiewicz was alert enough to keep out promising chances from Thomas Meunier and Erling Haaland before the break.
Despite a difficult day, Hamilton retains the lead in the drivers' championship with 205 points, though Bottas has closed the gap and now sits second with 161 points, with Verstappen third on 128 points.
MADRID, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona enjoyed a comfortable 4-0 win at home to Villarreal to give Ronald Koeman a winning start to his reign as coach in a game where 18-year-old Ansu Fati once again showed he is the natural successor to Leo Messi.
The Pole had a perfect season to score 55 goals in 47 matches, leading the Bavarians to win the treble of German Bundesliga, German Cup and UEFA Champions League. He was also top scorer in both the Bundesliga and the Champions League.
"I can feel I'm improving, both on the psychological side and technical side," said Wang Yizhu. Enditem
Thiago joined Liverpool from Bayern Munich earlier in September and although he made his debut against Chelsea eight days ago, he missed Monday night's 3-1 win at home to Arsenal.
"The runner suffered four broken ribs and two fractures on his hand and is currently at the hospital," Kamau added.
"I may have played too many today. I agree. Maybe I exceeded what I should have played. But I think it worked well in the moments when I needed to get the point I did."
Pironkova, 33, who returned to the Tour at the US Open after three years' absense and made an impressive run to the quarterfinals, received a walkover to the third round in Paris.
Last-placed Dijon was closed to clinching its first win of the news season, but an injury-time penalty from Teji Savanier crashed their hopes as the team was held to a 2-2 draw at home against Montpellier. Enditem