Stephens went up a double break to carve out a 5-2 lead and served out the opening set in just 38 minutes. But Williams began to raise her game and served much better in the second set, lifting her first-serve percentage from 50 to 76 percent. By breaking twice, Williams won the second set to level the match.
However, Alfaro, who took charge last month after the resignation of Jordi Cruyff, refuses to accept that Ecuador will be outsiders to secure a berth in the next edition of football's showpiece tournament.
In October and November, three games are increasing the risk of injuries aside from the load players have to take in their clubs, he insisted.
Zall's Brazilian forward Leonardo Baptistao sparked the contest into suspense with a powerful header to convert Li Hang's 67th-minute corner.
PARIS, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Ireland's Sam Bennet edged out Australia's Caleb Ewan and Slovakia's Peter Sagan in a sprint finish to claim his first stage win on the Tour de France on Tuesday, as Primoz Roglic defended his yellow jersey after the 168.5 ride from Ile d'Oleron Le Chatea-d'Oleron to Ile de Re Saint-Martin-de-Re.
As the match progressed, Joachim Low's men retreated with their narrow lead and kept all their men behind the ball.
“The last three holes were the crucial part. I had a three-putt bogey at the 16th hole where I missed a three-foot par putt. I also missed a 10-footer for birdie at the next hole. At the last hole I hit over the green. I knew then game over,” said the 22-year-old Hainan native.
"Holding the Expo in the Olympic city of Beijing sends a strong signal of confidence. The world of sport is ready to contribute to the recovery from the crisis and to rebuilding a more human-centered and inclusive society."
Damjan Bohar scored the only goal for Slovenia in the 28th minute.
The victory was Lithuania's first competitive win since 2016, bringing an end to their 22-match winless run. Enditem
In the final clash of the mixed doubles, Feng Yanzhe/Lin Lingfang, the gold medalists at the 2019 World Youth Championships, controlled the game to sweep Ye Yuanpeng/Yang Xiaole 11-2, 11-3, 11-4, securing the victory for Ruichang.