The 39-year-old tennis great, who is seeking a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam title, skipped all the tune-up tournaments for the clay major and practised at the Mouratoglou Academy, but acknowledged she was "not one hundred percent" as the French Open started.
World Athletics also announced that the Cross Country Championships will move from odd years to even years in 2024 to align with the Olympic Games. Enditem
In the Meizhou division, Meizhou Hakka continued to lead the rankings by beating Shaanxi Chang'an Athletic 2-0, while Guizhou Hengfeng edged Jiangxi Liansheng 3-1, and Zhejiang Energy Greentown down Liaoning Shenyang Urban 1-0.
Taizhou equalized at the beginning of the second half as Zhang Yang netted in the 52nd minute.
Juve went a player down in the 62nd minute as Adrien Rabiot was sent off after collecting his second yellow.
The 18-year-old opened the scoring in the 15th minute with a first-time finish with the inside of his foot after Jordi Alba's pullback from Clement Lenglet's pass.
In the other game in Changzhou, Kunshan FC beat Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard 3-2, and Nantong Zhiyun defeated Heilongjiang Lava Spring 1-0. Enditem
"Our being entrusted to host this global event is evidence of the confidence that the world has in our country and our levels of COVID-19 containment, as it will be the first global sporting event to be held on the African continent since the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic," he added.
A favorable group draw for the 2020-21 Champions League completed the Bavarians' perfect day, as they will meet Atletico Madrid, RB Salzburg, and Lokomotiv Moscow in Group A.
"This sure feels like coming back to my second home," Bender said. "I wish for better times, that we could meet the amazing Maccabi fans in the arena and make them happy".
The prestigious table tennis event will head to the African continent for the first time since Cairo, Egypt in 1939.