She will take on 15th-seeded Maria Sakkari of Greece in the last 16, who stunned Williams at the Western & Southern Open last month.
PARIS, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- All players participating in this year's French Open will be housed in two assigned hotels to reduce the risk of COVID-19, and a limit of 1,500 fans per day will be allowed to enter Roland Garros, as organizers unveiled health protocols on Monday.
CHENGDU, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- Both Shenzhen Nankeda and Anhui Souyu claimed their tough victories against Zhejiang Nengyuan and Jiangsu Weikeduo respectively at the 2020 China Badminton Super League (CBSL) here on Monday.
The boycott triggered by bonus payments saw the Union clamp down hard on the dissenting players and coaches which led to the dismissal of Simiyu, a former national captain of the sevens and 15s formats of the game.
On Friday, Piatek played 63 minutes against the Netherlands in Amsterdam. Poland lost 1-0 after Steven Bergwijn's goal. Enditem
The World Cups will feature 20 female and 20 male athletes, including the world champion, qualified players from all completed continental events (Africa, Europe and Pan America), players selected by world ranking from the other continents (Asia and Oceania), and others according to the provisional World Cup playing system. A maximum of two players per association are allowed for each World Cup event.
"Fairness for athletes all over the world remains my number one priority. I will never let clean athletes become hostages of political games. Under the International Standard for Code Compliance by Signatories there are many possible consequences that do not impact the athletes," he continued.
In a statement, Fluminense did not disclose details of the move nor the name of the 20-year-old's new club, though widespread media reports in Brazil and Portugal said he had signed with Porto.
"I wanted to go, and I was in my right to do so, because my contract said I was free. I wanted to go because I was thinking about being happy in my last years in football," he commented.
Djokovic's exit means there will be a first-time Grand Slam champion in the men's draw.
The organizers designed a route with a 17km climb before the finish line, which seemed like it might bring about some interesting developments on the rugged, narrow mountain road.