Meanwhile the arrival of the experienced Manuel Pellegrini at Betis promises the stability that has been missing at the club in recent seasons and that alone should improve a team that underperformed last time around.
In the 69th minute, the Shenzhen side got another scoring opportunity. However, Harold Preciado's close-range shot was saved by Shenhua goalkeeper Zeng Cheng, and then John Mary's follow-up header hit the woodwork once again.
In an absorbing third round match, 23-time Grand Slam winner Williams rallied to defeat 2017 US Open winner Sloane Stephens 2-6, 6-2, 6-2 in one hour and 43 minutes, while second seed Kenin also faced a tough challenge in a straight sets win over Ons Jabeur of Tunisia.
"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."
WADA president Witold Banka said the Agency would follow the representatives' suggestions.
With the running calendar slowly resuming amid global COVID-19 setbacks, WA's anti-doping watchdog Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) is stepping up measures to increase testing of athletes with Kenya, a long distance running powerhouse key in their testing program.
It is the second time Jepchirchir has broken a world record over the distance. She registered her personal best of 1:05:06 in a mixed race three years ago in Ras Al Khaimah to set the world record, which only stood for eight months.
Though it was clear that Djokovic did not intend to hit the line judge, organizers said Djokovic was disqualified in accordance with the rules.
MADRID, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- Ansu Fati became Spain's youngest ever goalscorer and Sergio Ramos scored twice as Spain cruised past Ukraine 4-0 in Madrid on Sunday in the UEFA Nations League.
Shanghai-based Oriental Sports Daily doubted the Brazilian player had time to go through any kind of medical quarantine.
Chang'an Athletic is in Group B with Meizhou Kejia, Guizhou Hengfeng, Zhejiang Greentown, Liaoning Shenyang and Jiangxi Liansheng. All the Group B matches will be played in Meizhou, Guangdong province.