"I really wanted to give an effort here. It's my Achilles that didn't have enough to properly heal after the Open. I was able to get it somewhat better, but just looking long-term in this tournament, will I be able to get through enough matches? For me, I don't think I could," said the three-time Roland Garros winner.
"At the beginning, it's never easy, especially at the beginning of a new tournament. It's the first time for me here at Roland-Garros," the 19-year-old said.
Nadal powered to sweep 11 straight games from a 1-1 tie in the first set, which ended when the 19-time Grand Slam champion forced McDonald to come to the net with a dropshot and then fired a forehand cross-court winner.
Elsewhere, Borussia Monchengladbach are still waiting for their first win of the season as they shared the spoils with Union Berlin following a 1-1 draw.
BERLIN, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- FC Schalke 04 have appointed Manuel Baum as their new head coach, the Royal Blues confirmed via the club's official homepage on Wednesday.
Rookie Yang Junxuan also claimed her second gold in the women's 200m freestyle in one minute and 56.52 seconds, Hou Yujie from Henan ranked first in the men's 100m freestyle, and Hebei's Zhang Ke touched the finishing line first in the women's 800m freestyle.
Messi wrote a letter on Friday to say 'goodbye' to this friend and former Barcelona strike partner Luis Suarez and to criticize Barca for forcing the Uruguayan out of the club. It didn't take Suarez long to add his own post-script to Messi's words, although it was his feet that did the talking in his Atletico Madrid debut on Sunday. Suarez needed just seven minutes to set Marcos Llorente through on goal to score Atletico's fourth goal in a 6-1 win at home to Granada.
"The Tokyo Olympics were postponed, and this is good for me. Now I have more time to prepare and will try to show my best in the Olympics," she said.
However, there was also good news.
The next race of the 2020 Formula 1 season is the Eifel Grand Prix at the Nurburgring in Germany on October 11. Enditem
Wang predicts that the new technologies will bring dramatic changes to the sports market, and sports companies should follow the trend and find new opportunities.