On the men's side, 12-time Roland Garros winner Rafael Nadal continued his run after dropping only four games to complete a 6-1, 6-1, 6-2 win over American youngster Sebastian Korda, son of 1998 Australian Open winner Petr Korda. Enditem
"If you impose yourself from the very beginning on the court, which I have in those first three matches here, then it makes it hard for them to really believe that they can come back and make a turnaround in the match," said the 2016 champion, who is seeking for an 18th Grand Slam title at Roland Garros.
Shanghai will face Shaanxi on Sunday, while Tianjin's opponents on Monday will be Jiangsu. Enditem
Rafael Nadal of Spain hits a return during the men's singles third round match between Rafael Nadal of Spain and Stefano Travaglia of Italy at French Open tennis tournament 2020 at Roland Garros, in Paris, France on Oct. 2, 2020. (Photo by Aurelien Morissard/Xinhua)
Julian Draxler, Idrissa Gueye and Kylian Mbappe added another three in the second half while Angers pulled one back in the 52nd minute.
Jiangsu and Beijing are placed third and fourth in the championship group standings respectively. Enditem
Sunday's win and the midweek victory against Valladolid were largely thanks to goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, who produced man of the match performances in both games to keep Madrid's rivals at bay.
The financial impact of the pandemic on football has been apparent, the former Leipzig coach said.
The Red Bulls fired American coach Chris Armas last month and South African Bradley Carnell took over as interim coach.
Chaux, 28, replaces Napoli keeper David Ospina, who was barred from traveling after two players from the Italian club tested positive for coronavirus, the Colombian Football Federation (FCF) said on Monday.
In addition, the quality of the 10 member teams means there are no easy games for anyone; the region boasts four national sides in FIFA's current top 10 and seven in the top 25.