The 2018 champion lost to Anisimova in the quarterfinals in Paris last year, but this time the Romanian needed only 54 minutes to complete a convincing victory.
BEIJING, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- The Beijing 2022 Organizing Committee expressed understanding over the decision made by the International Skating Union (ISU) to postpone its figure skating Grand Prix Final and short track speed skating World Cup, both Olympic test events.
"We inflicted great pressure on our opponents throughout the game. Offensively we played inside out and showed our level," Inner Mongolia coach Zheng Wei reflected.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2019-20 WCBA league concluded earlier than expected, after the 18th round on January 2, meaning the 2020-21 season's curtain raiser on October 1 was the league's first game in nine months.
The result has increased the pressure on Athletic Bilbao coach Gaizka Garitano, whose post-match comments that "the Primera Liga is difficult for us" was criticized by the fans.
"In the second set and the third set, I had a lot of opportunities, also easy opportunities," said Schwartzman after his 20th victory of 2020. "That's why I was really upset, really angry with myself at that time ... when I was close to winning in those sets. I couldn't do it."
"I feel quite happy that we finally have games to play," said Inner Mongolia's center Li Yueru, who finished with 28 points and 14 rebounds in a 44-point rout of Hebei.
The 38-year-old Bekele won the Berlin Marathon last year in 2:01:41, only two seconds short of Kipchoge's world record, which he set on the same course in 2018.
PARIS, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Argentina's Diego Schwartzman finally overcame the hurdle of the quarterfinals at a major after three attempts, as the 28-year-old on Tuesday edged two-time Roland Garros finalist and newly-crowned US Open champion, Dominic Thiem 7-6 (1), 5-7, 6-7 (6), 7-6 (5), 6-2 to book a spot in the French Open semifinals.
Tuchel's side have been drawn with Manchester United, Istanbul Basaksehir and RB Leipzig in this season's UEFA Champions League group stage.
Bierhoff demanded successful games to strengthen team spirit and fan identification. The 1996 European Champion said a real lift in mood is needed to travel down the road to the 2021 European Championship. Enditem