The 39-year-old tennis great, who is seeking a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam title, skipped all the tune-up tournaments for the clay major and practised at the Mouratoglou Academy, but acknowledged she was "not one hundred percent" as the French Open started.
The second half saw more frequent attacks and stronger defense from Shenzhen, who however had more shoots but less hit rate. With the advantage that Suning's defender Zhang Boyu was send off for a foul in the 62nd minute, Shenzhen still failed to equalize. Enditem
Plzen dominated the second half but Beer Sheva came closer to scoring, as Dutch striker Elton Acolatse hit the post in the 68th minute after a run from the halfway line.
The next race of the 2020 Formula 1 season is the Eifel Grand Prix at the Nurburgring in Germany on October 11. Enditem
MADRID, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Matchday three in la Liga saw FC Barcelona kick off their season with a convincing win at home to a disappointing Villarreal with a new star shining brightly, while a former member of the Barca old guard got off to a flying start at his new club. Here are some things we learned this weekend in Spain.
Kotani, who became the first female flag bearer for the Japanese delegation at the Summer Olympic Games in 1988, was an ambassador of Tokyo's bidding team to host the 2020 games. Enditem
Ji Xinjie from Shandong secured the gold in the men's 400m freestyle in 3:48.87, with Hubei's Zhang Ziyang and Ji's teammate Hu Jia rounding out the top three.
The resumption of the competitions will follow two friendly matches of the Iranian national soccer team with Uzbekistan and Mali on October 8 and 13 respectively.
MADRID, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona enjoyed a comfortable 4-0 win at home to Villarreal to give Ronald Koeman a winning start to his reign as coach in a game where 18-year-old Ansu Fati once again showed he is the natural successor to Leo Messi.
The Brazilian, who had entered the game as a substitute, took advantage of a loose ball to beat Valladolid keeper Roberto Jimenez with a diagonal shot.
In the 85th minute, Feng fell to the ground again in the box after a close contact with Shanghai defender Shi Ke, but the referee did not give a penalty judging that Feng tripped himself.