PARIS, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- No.7 seed Petra Kvitova moved through to the semifinals at Roland Garros for the first time since 2012 thanks to a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Laura Siegemund in 78 minutes.
MONTEVIDEO, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- A stoppage-time goal from Valencia striker Maxi Gomez gave Uruguay a dramatic 2-1 home victory over Chile in their opening South American zone World Cup qualifier on Thursday.
Hebei is still winless going into the season. Guo finished with a game-high 31 points. Chen Jinting and Ma Wen added 15 and 13 respectively.
"My eyes are on the crown heading to Gdynia, I want to win back my world half title but I know the challenge ahead especially when you know the field is strong, but I believe we have the best squad which will enable us win the championship," Jepchirchir told Xinhua on Friday.
CHANGSHA, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Following in her father's footsteps, she first began to practice martial arts at the age of six. After studying under one of the "top 10 Chinese martial artists" at the age of 15, she became the 12th-generation heir of Chen's Tai Chi.
"I don't know what is going on, I'm so happy," said Swiatek in a smile.
TEHRAN, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Qatar Stars League side Umm Salal have completed signing of Iranian defender Rouzbeh Cheshmi, Persian Football website reported on Friday.
Ukraine pulled one goal back with a penalty by Ruslan Malinovskyi.
ACCRA, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- The Black Stars of Ghana Friday lost to the Eagles of Mali 3-0 in an international friendly in Antalya, Turkey.
Marchis was initially shown a red card before having it rescinded following a review by the video assistant referee. Enditem
The world No.53, who is also in the doubles semifinals along with Nicole Melichar, had lost just 23 games in her six matches prior to the final showdown.