Last year "champion" Banska Bystrica (crowned after the abrupt end of the 2019/2020 season in March caused by the COVID-19 strike and subsequently stripped of the title as the governing body decided not to crown a champion of the shortened season) and the runner-up Slovan Bratislava are still trying to find their lost forms, losing their respective second-round fixtures.
Despite the return of the veteran duo, Colombia's squad also features a number of fresh faces, including uncapped Hertha Berlin striker John Cordoba and America de Cali goalkeeper Eder Chaux.
The South American zone's 2022 World Cup qualifiers had been scheduled to begin in late March but were postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Enditem
Shanghai guard Peng Szu-Chin hobbled off the court, seemingly through a strain, just one minute into the second half. Without one of its main scorers, Shanghai could not catch up on the offensive end as Xinjiang pulled away through backcourt combo Wang Siyu and Wang Lili's efforts.
Napoli was banned from traveling by local health authorities, after Piotr Zielinski and Eljif Elmas tested positive for COVID-19.
Suarez said he was ready for the clashes against Chile in Montevideo on October 8 and Ecuador in Quito five days later.
The second set was filled with breaks as both players failed to hold their serves from the 6th to the 11th game. Zhang served to win in the 10th game but was broken by her French opponent. However, when the chance appeared again in the 12th, Zhang didn't miss it and wrapped up the victory with a flawless love game.
PARIS, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- Petra Kvitova managed to return to the quarterfinals at Roland Garros for the first time since 2012 after a comfortable 6-2, 6-4 dismissal of China's Zhang Shuai in the opening game on Court Philippe-Chatrier on Monday.
The 23-year-old Hertha Berlin player replaces Porto winger Luis Diaz who has been ordered to self-isolate after coming into contact with a person infected by COVID-19.
Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece hits a return during the men's singles third round match against Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia in the French Open tennis tournament 2020 at Roland Garros in Paris, France, Oct. 3, 2020. (Photo by Aurelien Morissard/Xinhua)
The attacking-minded player, who began his career with Osasuna, joins Athletic Bilbao after 72 appearances in Serie A in which he scored eight goals and provided seven assists.