It is the first time for national ice hockey matches to be held in Qinghai on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, and is also a breakthrough in holding high-profile ice hockey events in high-altitude regions of the world.
Second seed Nadal will face Italy's Stefano Travaglia in the round of 32. The latter survived a five-set thriller against Japan's Nishikori Kei to advance 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (7), 4-6, 6-2.
BERLIN, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Losing treble-winning coach Hansi Flick might still be a far-off nightmare for Bayern Munich fans.
Autuori led Botafogo to six victories, 13 draws and four defeats after taking charge of the two-time Serie A champions for a fifth time in February.
Celta meanwhile will put their faith in Aspas, who has already scored three goals this season and will be a handful for the Barca back line.
At Maccabi, Bender will collaborate with his compatriot, center Ante Zizic, who has played for the Cleveland Cavaliers in the last three NBA seasons and joined the Israeli club in late August.
JERUSALEM, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Israeli champions Maccabi Tel Aviv beat German side Alba Berlin 80-73 in the first round of Euroleague basketball on Thursday evening.
Newly-crowned US Open winner Dominic Thiem also claimed straightforward victory as the Austrian beat 2014 US Open champion Marin Cilic of Croatia 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 earlier in the afternoon.
"Never give up. It's a good day. It's nice to get another win as it's been a while and I now need to keep the momentum going," added the Finn, who has generally struggled to match Hamilton's pace this year.
In a tightly contested first quarter, the two sides saw many lead changes before it was knotted at 21-all.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Fernando Lucas Martins bagged a brace in Beijing Guoan's 4-0 victory against Shijiazhuang Ever Bright in the 14th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Monday.