The last eight will fight off relegation, with the last to be relegated and the second to last will vie with the winners of the second-tier league. Enditem
"I am really happy about my first round. I was facing another great champion today. The transition to clay and the cold conditions worked out pretty well," said Thiem.
Tang Muhan from Guangdong topped the women's 400m freestyle in 4:07.04, and Ma Yonghui and Zhang Ke, both from Hebei, took second and third places respectively.
Fujian had little chance to score in the third set. Yang Yi then concluded the game with a serve.
Much more than their national rival Bayern, it seems that the Black and Yellow's team is full of apprentices trying to avoid slipping into further frustrations.
"The COVID-19 pandemic brought unprecedented challenges to all industries," said Luo Jie, vice president of the China Sporting Goods Federation. "Thanks to the effort of the whole country, the virus was effectively controlled, and we finally made the show happen."
Former Augsburg head coach Baum has signed a two-year deal with Schalke, which will keep him in Gelsenkirchen until June 2022.
Despite difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 treble winners Bayern Munich's trip to Geneva this Thursday might have been one of the most successful in the club's history.
Neal Maupay had put the home side in front from the penalty spot and Brighton hit the woodwork five times before Maupay's 97th minute handball allowed Bruno Fernandes to net the winner.
Chelsea showed both defensive frailty and fighting spirit as they fought back from 3-0 down away to West Brom to claim a 3-3 draw.
Fujian had managed a 4-1 start in the third set but Jiangsu quickly overtook the lead and extended it to 15-10.