Williams's ambition of securing a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam title remains alive as she moved into the women's quarterfinals after an immensely hard-fought 6-3, 6-7 (6), 6-3 victory over Maria Sakkari of Greece, while Thiem had a much easier time with a 7-6 (4), 6-1, 6-1 win against Canadian rising star Felix Auger-Aliassime in the men's draw.
With white hair, sunglasses and professional sportswear, Gu is greeted by many people as he goes past them.
"Water sports encourage people to embrace nature. It is particularly meaningful to let more people know about water sports and pay more attention to the Asian Games through this kind of activity," noted Meng, who is now head of the Water Sports Management Center of Zhejiang province.
But it was another nightmare weekend for Ferrari on their home turf. Before Leclerc's accident, his teammate Vettel had become the first retirement of the race, pulling off with brake failure on lap six after having qualified a lowly 17th.
The start of the race was done in smaller groups of a few hundred people, as opposed to the usual big launch of several thousand.
Despite the easy win, the Russian star said his opponent has a bright future.
BEIJING, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) on Friday announced a restart plan for international table tennis, with the Women's World Cup, the Men's World Cup and the ITTF Finals to be staged in China in November.
Cirstea will face No. 20 seed Karolina Muchova of the Czech Republic in third round. Enditem
MADRID, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Another season lies ahead for Atletico Madrid, but despite their third-place finish in the 2019-2020 campaign, they go into the new season with more doubts hanging over Diego Simeone's side than at any time since he took over as coach in 2011.
38-year-old Williams closed out the first set with ease but had trouble in the second when she was broken twice by Gasparyan.
A source told Xinhua, they have paid 50 percents of the negotiated fees at the initial stage of the three-year circle.