"I played pretty aggressively from the first ball, and that's pretty necessary against her because she's a great player who can hit a lot of great angles," Mertens said. "I tried to step into the court, and thankfully my first serve was working, so that was a big advantage."
Necaxa's night went from bad to worse when midfielder Claudio Baeza was sent off after being shown a second yellow card for a bad challenge on Pedro Aquino with 13 minutes remaining.
HANGZHOU, China, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Having been training behind closed doors for half a year, Rio 200m individual medley bronze medalist Wang Shun is itching to return to competition, with his eyes set on this month's National Championships.
Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia described Havertz as "one of the best players of his age in world football".
"Oscar had a little leg discomfort during halftime break and the coaching group made some adjustment to protect him. We all know that he is the core of our team and his absence will certainly have an impact on our attack," said Shanghai defender Wang Shenchao, adding that the team will reflect on the failure and improve in the following games. Enditem
Both sides then created few chances to take one point apiece following the thrilling four-goal draw.
TIRANA, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- Lithuania narrowly defeated Albania 1-0 in Tirana on Monday in UEFA Nations League Group C4.
"Two years should be enough to re-produce the materials. For large, three-dimensional materials that are hard to change, we will stay with the old emblem. At least we hope there won't be two different Paralympic Games emblems in the venues," Lin explained.
"Right now I'm really focused on the US Open, and nothing else I can think about right now," said Williams, who won six of her 23 Grand Slam singles titles at the US Open.
However, the finals, scheduled to be held in Aarhus, Denmark from Oct. 3-11, will proceed as planned, the world governing body of badminton said in a statement.
Germany has been on the right track over the last decades, keeping an eye on its clubs' financial policy. The COVID-19 pandemic might have enforced the impression.