"It was anybody's game really for a set and a half. I made some breaks and then obviously after winning the second set I felt more comfortable. I was returning better, I started to read his serve better, and I was pleased with my serve. Overall, it was a very good test, and I am happy to get through," said Djokovic, who is bidding to capture his fourth US Open trophy and 18th Grand Slam title.
In women's singles, top seed Pliskova of the Czech Republic was upset by France's Caroline Garcia in the second round.
The announcement was made Thursday at the IFA, Internationale Funkausstellung, the world's leading trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances, in Berlin.
The 54-year-old Dane announced he has been receiving medical treatment for the condition after being diagnosed some years ago and, with the assistance of doctors, has continued to carry out his duties as BWF president "without limitation," said the world governing body.
"These are needless deaths. Needless. We should be similar to most countries on the planet, and yet, we are an embarrassment, and a tragic embarrassment," Lurie added.
Duan Liuyu sent a long-distance shot off the cross-bar in the 45th minute, while Marouane Fellaini saw his header hit the post in frustration in the 61st minute. Enditem
With this result, Dalian are sixth in Group A with nine points, while Henan with six points remained in last place. Enditem
The 33-year-old striker, who came on after the interval, latched onto a through pass from teammate Wu Xi before sending it into the net in the 65th minute.
Australia, Norway and New Zealand are among other countries and regions to provide equal pay to their men's and women's teams.
Caboclo added that national women's team manager Pia Sundhage was informed of the decision in March.
The match ended in a goalless draw, despite Botafogo's 17 shots on goal to Coritiba's seven.