Despite the easy win, the Russian star said his opponent has a bright future.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Men's top seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia wasted little time to see off Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff, while Japan's Naomi Osaka beat teenage prodigy Marta Kostyuk from Ukraine in three sets in the US Open third round on Friday.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Dalian Professional were held to a 1-1 draw by Jiangsu Suning in the 10th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Tuesday.
Teda that played in Beijing's neighboring city Tianjin, failed to snatch a win in the league after a 2-1 defeat against Chongqing Dangdai Lifan for its seventh consecutive loss.
KAMPALA, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- Ugandan star athlete Jacob Kiplimo on Tuesday won the men's 5,000m race, out-performing Selemon Barega of Ethiopia at the Ostrava Golden Spike in Czech Republic.
The 2017 world champion's previous best was 94.44m set three years ago, and he was confident that he still had room to improve.
The second chance for Hebei came in the stoppage time. In the 96th minute, Samir Memisevic made a direct pass forward, gifting Brazilian striker Marcos Vinicius Amaral Alves an easy tap-in to seal the victory.
In earlier matches, sixth seed Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic and eighth seed Petra Martic from Croatia also advanced into women's last 16. Enditem
David Kimuli, a sports fan, told Xinhua in a recent interview that despite the little resources invested in sports, local athletes continue to prove that a lot more can be achieved if more is invested.
However, Alfaro, who took charge last month after the resignation of Jordi Cruyff, refuses to accept that Ecuador will be outsiders to secure a berth in the next edition of football's showpiece tournament.
BEIJING, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- World champions Ma Long and Fan Zhendong will lead the Chinese team at the coming 2020 ITTF men's World Cup.