In women's singles, top seed Pliskova of the Czech Republic was upset by France's Caroline Garcia in the second round.
LONDON, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Real Madrid's Welsh international forward Gareth Bale says he would be open to returning to the Premier League but insists that so far Real Madrid have blocked his attempts to leave.
The 28-year-old is now 16th in the overall rankings, 16 seconds behind new leader Yates.
Garcia looked untouchable in the first set and for much of the second, blasting 30 winners and breaking Pliskova's serve three times en route to a 6-1, 7-6 (2) victory.
BEIJING, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- The English Premier League announced on Thursday that they have terminated their cooperation with Chinese broadcaster PP Sports.
His contract with Real Madrid runs to June 2022, but Bale has refused to rule out a move, either this summer or in January.
In the second minute after kick-off, Rondon scored the opener with his left foot. Rondon extended the lead for Dalian in the 29th minute, as he assisted Marek Hamsik to slot home.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- Men's top seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia survived a first set scare to beat Britain's Kyle Edmund 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 in the second round of the US Open, while women's top seed Karolina Pliskova suffered an early exit on Wednesday.
Australia, Norway and New Zealand are among other countries and regions to provide equal pay to their men's and women's teams.
Fourth seed Naomi Osaka of Japan booked her place in the third round with a comfortable 6-1, 6-2 win over Italy's Camila Giorgi.
He doubled Flamengo's lead with a low shot that rebounded in off the post before Rodriguinho pegged a goal back for the hosts.