BARCELONA, Sep.7 (Xinhua) -- Lionel Messi showed up at FC Barcelona's training field on Monday for the first time since the 33-year-old forward announced his intention to leave the club 11 days ago.
CTTA President Liu Guoliang called "it very significant that the ITTF has chosen China as the host to restart competitions after what has been an extremely challenging year for our sport."
Proceeding with his long-term project, the German is following his pattern of caring for his players' futures. Having told Draxler to possibly change the club to get more playing minutes underlines his strategy as much as it does to allow Havertz to leave the team despite important games to sign his contract at Chelsea. Enditem
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- Fifth seed Alexander Zverev from Germany said he was "in shock" after top seed Novak Djokovic was defaulted from the US Open on Sunday.
"I personally feel like it's an obligation to qualify," the 58-year-old Argentinian told reporters. "I play to win and I don't take losing particularly well."
In the women's singles, fourth seed Osaka survived a ding-dong battle against Kostyuk to emerge victorious 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-2 after two hours and 33 minutes.
The start of the race was done in smaller groups of a few hundred people, as opposed to the usual big launch of several thousand.
The fact that three German coaches made it to the Champions League semifinals tells the story of a successful coaching education system, he underlined.
For good reason, the German coach refuses to talk about winning the 2021 title or naming his side as one of the favorites.
In other matches on Friday, Tijuana secured a 2-1 home win over Monterrey and Santos Laguna drew 1-1 at Juarez. Enditem
Inter took the lead through a Galhardo penalty in the 68th minute after Gregore Magalhaes hacked down Victor Cuesta.