Greece's fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas had to dig deep to outlast Jaume Munar 4-6, 2-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-4 after three hours and 12 minutes to advance, while Andrey Rublev of Russia also recovered from two sets down to dispatch American Sam Querrey 6-7(5), 6-7(4), 7-5, 6-4, 6-3 to claim the first-round win. Enditem
The first match of the championship group will take place on October 16, with this season's CSL champions to be crowned on November 12. Enditem
Villarreal claimed their second win of the season as they enjoyed a relatively easy 3-1 win at home to Alaves, who have taken just one point from four games with Pablo Machin in charge.
According to new UEFA regulations, clubs must name alternative venues when local health authorities implement restrictions affecting travel before and after games.
A series of ethnic Mongolian sports activities, including horse lassoing on snow, horse training, camel racing and Mongolian chess will be held during the Naadam festival.
Ronaldo's penalty in the 44th minute wiped out Veretout's spot-kick, just two minutes before the Frenchman restored the lead for the Giallorossi.
In women's singles actions, 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams survived a topsy-turvy opening set to ultimately ease past fellow American Kristie Ahn, 7-6(2), 6-0 to advance. Enditem
The 22-year-old Croatian center (2.16m) has played NBA basketball for four seasons, the first three of them for the Phoenix Suns that selected him as a fourth overall pick of the 2016 draft.
Head coach Li Tie and his team will assemble for a five-day training camp in Shanghai starting from October 4. Star striker Wu Lei, who plays for Espanol in Spain, will not participate in the camp.
A joint team from Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Hubei and Shandong broke the world record of the mixed 4x100m medley relay in the preliminary heats, and also won the title in the final in 3:39.40.
The 2020 China Sports Show was also affected. The annual sports business show had originally been scheduled in May, but had to be postponed to September. For the same reason, the number of international participants was much smaller than last year.