The bumpy restart might have convinced Loew that he can't entirely rely on his backups like Julian Draxler (Paris) and Julian Brandt (Dortmund). His full-back problem hasn't been solved after picking Robin Gosens (Bergamo) and Thilo Kehrer (Paris).
R&F broke the deadlock while Saba forced Jianye defender Chen Hao into an own goal in the 12th minute.
"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."
Teda still sit at the bottom of Group B, while Chongqing rank sixth with nine points. Enditem
The Austrian will now challenge 2014 champion Marin Cilic of Croatia in the third round. Thiem has a 2-0 lead in their head-to-head series.
Meanwhile, Spain lacked in penetration and failed to pose danger in front of Germany's goal.
The Guangdong team ranked first in the group dressage competition on Friday, followed by Tibet. Jiangsu took third place.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- Fluminense forward Evanilson is poised to join reigning Portuguese champions Porto after parting ways with the Brazilian club on Monday.
Though it was clear that Djokovic did not intend to hit the line judge, organizers said Djokovic was disqualified in accordance with the rules.
"We will examine the rules to see if they need to be strengthened in light of the current situation. As always, due process will be followed and this will be a matter for discussion and consultation," said Banka, who assumed his role at the beginning of this year.
HANGZHOU, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- A canoeing relay was held on Sunday in Hangzhou, host city of the 19th Asian Games in 2022, with the Games set to welcome their two-year countdown next week.