World football governing body FIFA and regional confederation CONCACAF announced that the qualifying tournament, which had been due to begin in October, will now kick off in March.
The ITTF Women's World Cup features 20 athletes, including the world champion, qualified players from all completed continental events (Africa, Europe and Pan America) and players selected by world rankings from the other continents (Asia and Oceania). For each World Cup event, there will be maximum of two players per association. Enditem
In the other two games of the day, Shenzhen Nankeda overwhelmed Anhui Souyu 5-0, while Jiangsu Weikeduo lost to Xiamen Tefang 3-2, still striving for a win this season. Enditem
Slovakia lost three players to injury on Friday and three more had to return to their league clubs or face quarantine, forcing coach Pavel Hapal to ring the changes.
In his video, despite saying "unhappy", Messi explained he would see out the last year of his deal because he would "never go to court" against the club. Enditem
"I got a slipstream, found a gap and timed my sprint perfectly," he said. "But this is more of a surprise than the last win."
Shenzhen will also face another huge loss in the clash with defending champions since Mary got a red card and was sent off the pitch in the stoppage time due to his aggressive language to Shanghai head coach Choi Kang-Hee.
The ITTF is closely cooperating with CTTA to ensure safety measures are in place to protect athletes, coaches, officials and supporting staff within the competition "bubble." Enditem
The reasons seem apparent in Klein's view.
Greece won 2-1 in Kosovo to top Group C3 on goals scored from Slovenia, who saw off Moldova 1-0. Enditem
Williams defeated Russia's Margarita Gasparyan 6-2, 6-4 while Kenin needed an hour and 22 minutes to maneuver past Canadian youngster Leylah Fernandez 6-4, 6-3.