The former world No. 1 is to face a tougher challenge in the second round against 2017 champion Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia, who knocked out American Madison Brengle 6-2, 6-1.
Brazil's Gremio also secured their place in the tournament's next phase on Tuesday, with a 2-0 home win over Chilean side Universidad Catolica. Pepe and Antonio Rodrigues were on the scoresheet for the Porto Alegre outfit.
"At the beginning, it's never easy, especially at the beginning of a new tournament. It's the first time for me here at Roland-Garros," the 19-year-old said.
ACCRA, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Ahead of the resumption of continental competitions, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has arranged an online workshop on club licensing and stadia to discuss with stakeholders the key elements in the organization of the game.
Everton go to bed as league leaders on Saturday night after a strike from Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Richarlison's penalty, given by VAR for handball, gave them a 2-1 win away to Crystal Palace in a game between two sides that had begun the season with two wins from their first two matches.
The second half saw more frequent attacks and stronger defense from Shenzhen, who however had more shoots but less hit rate. With the advantage that Suning's defender Zhang Boyu was send off for a foul in the 62nd minute, Shenzhen still failed to equalize. Enditem
Following reigning world champion Liu Shiwen's withdrawal due to an injury, her compatriot and current world No. 1 Chen Meng enters the action and expects a tough challenge from the closest rival Mima Ito from Japan.
A 27-11 lead after the first quarter, including a 24-0 dominance from tip-off, decided Shandong as the eventual winner.
"We are very optimistic that, after this pandemic is over, we will all run together in our races in 2021," SEGAS said.
Atletico Madrid were unable to repeat the performance that gave them a 6-1 win over Granada at the weekend, as they were held 0-0 away to recently promoted Huesca.
Bayern started highly motivated in the encounter and took command while Hoffenheim kept 11 men behind the ball in the opening stages.