In a women's doubles semifinal, China's Xu Yifan teamed up with American Nicole Melichar to edge past Asia Muhammad and Taylor Townsend of the United States in three sets to reach the final. They will meet the unseeded pairing of Laura Siegemund of Germany and Vera Zvonareva of Russia in the final. Enditem
For the Tokyo Olympic Games, Bach repeated that the local organizers and the IOC are preparing for multiple scenarios for the Games next year, but it was not time to specify the plan.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- Head coach of Brazil's women's volleyball team Jose Roberto Guimaraes said that the Volley Nations League in 2021 is an opportunity to test his team.
After squandering two championship points, Thiem won the title on his third after Zverev hit it wide.
LONDON, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- Liverpool kicked off their title defense with a thrilling 4-3 win over newly promoted Leeds United as Mohamed Salah scored a hat-trick at home.
"I'm 23 years old. I don't think it's my last chance. I do believe that I will be a Grand Slam champion at some point," he added. Enditem
The Shenzhen side now sit fourth in the eight-team Dalian division with 14 points, while the bottom based Henan only have six points. Enditem
Thiem was runner-up at the Australian Open earlier this year and also lost in the French Open finals in 2018 and 2019.
Shenhua's best chance of the first half came in the 43rd minute as they were awarded a free-kick. But the shot from the Shanghai side's captain Giovanni Moreno was finger-tipped over the crossbar by the Luneng goalkeeper Han Rongze.
Hoeness indicated Bayern is ready to go the hard way and keep both performers, risking to lose them after this season without a transfer fee. Bayern is demanding 30 million euros for Thiago.
With Thiago having announced to leave despite his contract running for one more year, Hoeness assumes the player's new port of call is trying to wait until the last minute and place a cheap offer. "This is incongruous," he added.