Peters, 26, who is riding in his maiden Tour de France, produced a brilliant long-range solo breakaway to record his first stage win, leading Toms Skujins and Carlos Verona, who arrived at the same time, by 47 seconds.
"He's one of the big champions of the last decade, one of the very few active players, who won a Grand Slam tournament here in New York," Thiem said of Cilic. "Even though he's not on the top of his game, he's always dangerous for a deep run in these big tournaments. He's not a guy I want to face in the third round as he's a former champion. On a good day, he can beat anybody."
Despite dominating possession, Albania could not find an equalizing goal and suffered a further blow when captain Elseid Hysaj was sent off after receiving a second yellow card late in the match.
BERLIN, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Jose Luis Gaya's injury-time equalizer canceled out Timo Werner's opener and helped Spain snatch a last-gasp 1-1 draw with Germany in Group 4 of the UEFA Nations League on Thursday.
The world indoor record holder had opened her outdoor season in mid-August at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Monaco, winning with a jump of 14.27m.
TOKYO, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Japan's Olympic minister Seiko Hashimoto said on Tuesday that the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games should be held "at any cost," trying to clear all doubts amid the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic and worries of policy change from a new government.
Iran's women team finished fifth in the 2018 Asian Club Championship in Kazakhstan, and Borhani was among the top four scorers of the tournament.
"Our opponents played very well today. We were not decisive enough. In the deciding set, we tried to play our tactical discipline and not be influenced by our rivals. We made it," said Liu.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Brazilian striker Luiz Muriqui's eligibility to play the ongoing Chinese Super League (CSL) has been questioned by Chinese media after the player returned from a visit to his new-born daughter to the field without seemingly going through any quarantine.
"Right now I'm really focused on the US Open, and nothing else I can think about right now," said Williams, who won six of her 23 Grand Slam singles titles at the US Open.
"Ensuring a safe return to international table tennis has been our utmost priority ever since the pandemic broke out. We have managed to get events back up and running before the end of 2020," ITTF president Thomas Weikert said. Enditem