"I am really happy about my first round. I was facing another great champion today. The transition to clay and the cold conditions worked out pretty well," said Thiem.
In a 13th round match between SIPG and Guoan, refereeing decisions caused controversy and conflict between the two sides. In all, six clubs have appealed to the Chinese Football Association regarding refereeing mistakes and omissions, which adds another challenge for the CSL to face.
At the same time, after entering the relegation group, Guangzhou R&F will try to secure its next season's CSL ticket in the second session games.
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The win saw PSG move up to the seventh place on the standings, only four points behind leader Rennes, while Reims still sits second from bottom after suffering four defeats in a row.
Pironkova, 33, who returned to the Tour at the US Open after three years' absense and made an impressive run to the quarterfinals, received a walkover to the third round in Paris.
TEHRAN, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Ali Karimi, the midfielder of Iran's Esteghlal soccer club, has been linked with a move to Turkey's Trabzonspor, Persian Football reported on Thursday.
Fernando doubled his tally with an unstoppable volley in the 74th minute. In stoppage time, Ba Dun finished his first goal in CSL this season and made it a 4-0 victory against Shijiazhuang.
Cedric Bakambu finished second with a stunning strike in the 27th minute after a goal was disallowed for offside in the opening time.
The other three swimmers were Yan Zibei from Hubei, Jiangsu's Zhang Yufei, who broke the Asian record of the women's 100m butterfly on Tuesday, and youngster Yang Junxuan from Shandong.
ATHENS, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- The 2020 Athens Marathon, scheduled to take place on November 7-8, has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hellenic Athletics Federation (SEGAS) announced on Thursday.
Despite difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 treble winners Bayern Munich's trip to Geneva this Thursday might have been one of the most successful in the club's history.