"I was playing well today," said Thiem. "I had a good plan for the match. He's very dangerous when he can dictate with his forehand. I was exactly trying to avoid that. He also has very, very fast legs. I was trying to play my fastest tennis to keep him on the backhand, to not let him dictate with the forehand."
In terms of the title race, reigning champions Real Madrid will be confident of defending their crown - not because they look any stronger than they did last season, but because main rivals, FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid (at the moment at least) look weaker.
"It's a completely different match and a completely different scenario, a completely different moment. She was doing so well, she was being so aggressive, and I knew I needed to do the same thing," Sakkari said.
Lithuania continued their dominance in the second half, and broke the deadlock in the 50th minute when Donatas Kazlauskas capitalized on a mistake from an Albanian defender to score with a low shot.
Bach added that he believed the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing would be a unique opportunity to inspire a new generation with the Olympic values of excellence, friendship, respect and solidarity.
Nearly all students have returned to schools this September in China. As the COVID-19 epidemic eases and the new semester begins, girls in northwest China can return to their beloved football pitch again.
The last minutes of the first half witnessed the prowess of Saba. The Israeli striker added an open goal in the 39th minute, then delivered a precise cross for Ye Chugui six minutes later, helping the Guangzhou side lead 3-1.
There was no shower on site, and people were asked to leave the scene as soon as possible after reaching the finish line.
MADRID, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- The 2020-2021 La Liga season that is due to kick off on Friday night promises to be tough to call in many ways, as a busy fixture calendar due to the coronavirus and the chance of players being forced out due to the coronavirus itself, looks likely to test the resources of many teams to the limit.
The 25-year-old equalized with the last kick of the match after Rodinei Almeida brought down Elber Pimentel with a rash challenge.
Jia Yifan/Du Yue stormed to a 11-7, 11-2, 11-4 victory in the women's doubles before Chen Yufei overcame He Bingjiao 11-6, 12-10, 10-12, 11-6 in the women's singles, taking the first two points for Qingdao.