"Muriqui played a league match soon after he returned to the bubble, and this caused media and fans' concern," the newspaper said. Enditem
Stephens went up a double break to carve out a 5-2 lead and served out the opening set in just 38 minutes. But Williams began to raise her game and served much better in the second set, lifting her first-serve percentage from 50 to 76 percent. By breaking twice, Williams won the second set to level the match.
"I've been playing well the past couple of weeks, training well, focussing on the right things, maintaining that level of performance and hoping for the best. I'm feeling confident about my game and taking that to every match I play."
WASHINGTON, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- World number 77 Sorana Cirstea of Romania produced a sparkling performance to come from behind and beat No. 9 seed Johanna Konta of Britain 2-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4 in almost three hours to move into third round of the US Open on Thursday.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- Fluminense forward Evanilson is poised to join reigning Portuguese champions Porto after parting ways with the Brazilian club on Monday.
Brazilian striker Dourado equalized with a penalty in the 35th minute for Jianye after his compatriot Feng Boxuan tumbled under the challenge of Yi Teng in the box.
In other games in the top-tier League A, Portugal beat Croatia 4-1 thanks to goals by Joao Cancelo, Diogo Jota, Joao Felix and Andre Silva. Portugal were missing Cristiano Ronaldo, who was out because of a toe infection.
In another friendly match, Senegal will face Mauritania at Lat-Dior Stadium of Thies, 70 km east of Dakar.
"I find it completely unacceptable that we learn from the press that one of our players is positive," he said to RMC, "They released a statement and sent the player home but no one from the Federation has communicated this to us. No one has contacted us." Enditem
Ruichang defeated Hunan Hualai 4-1 to continue sitting second, leaving their opponents in third place.
Called #RESTART, the plan will feature a special series of events scheduled for November 2020, operating in a regional approach to ensure a smooth transition from national to international activity for players.