In the other action on Friday, women's third seed Elina Svitolina cruised past 27th-seeded Ekaterina Alexandrova 6-4, 7-5 to advance to the next round. Argentine qualifier Nadia Podoroska extended her stunning run on clay after the restart of the season, as the 23-year-old dispatched Anna Karolina Schmiedlova 6-3, 6-2 to become the first Argentinean women's player to reach the fourth round in Paris since 2011. Enditem
"But I told my players it is the utmost honor to play for the national team," he added.
Elsewhere, Eintracht Frankfurt came from behind to beat Hoffenheim 2-1. Borussia Monchengladbach wrapped its first victory of the campaign after easing 3-1 past rival Cologne. Wasteful Bayer Leverkusen shared the spoils with newly-promoted Stuttgart following a 1-1 draw and Leonardo Bittencourt's sole goal of the match helped Werder Bremen to edge newcomer Armenia Bielefeld. Enditem
It was also the 96th victory at Roland Garros for the Spaniard, who is seeking a 20th Grand Slam title to equal Roger Federer's record.
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The center not only has an ice rink which can be transformed into a basketball and volleyball court, but is also a 5G smart stadium built in accordance with international standards. It has an advanced 4K screen above the floor, which is comparable to an NBA arena. The stadium is fully covered by 5G and is VR compatible. Enditem
It was immediately clear whether the pair would be replaced.
The annual carnival, also featuring jet-skiing and kayaking, was held to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival and Chinese National Day holiday. 300 local swimmers attend the competition to swim across the Liujiang River on Friday.
After leading 65-61, Shanxi rode on a 10-3 surge midway through the last quarter and withstood Hebei's comeback afterwards.
Jiangsu and Beijing are placed third and fourth in the championship group standings respectively. Enditem