The result at Morumbi stadium marked Sao Paulo's fourth victory in five matches and lifted the Tricolor to second, a point behind Internacional.
The boycott triggered by bonus payments saw the Union clamp down hard on the dissenting players and coaches which led to the dismissal of Simiyu, a former national captain of the sevens and 15s formats of the game.
"We played well in the first half and created many chances, but we had difficulty after conceding the first goal," SIPG coach Vitor Pereira said.
"In accordance with the Grand Slam rulebook, following his actions of intentionally hitting a ball dangerously or recklessly within the court or hitting a ball with negligent disregard of the consequences, the US Open tournament referee defaulted Novak Djokovic from the 2020 US Open," organizers said in a statement.
In the final clash of the mixed doubles, Feng Yanzhe/Lin Lingfang, the gold medalists at the 2019 World Youth Championships, controlled the game to sweep Ye Yuanpeng/Yang Xiaole 11-2, 11-3, 11-4, securing the victory for Ruichang.
Elsewhere, sixth seed Matteo Berrettini of Italy, tenth seed Andrey Rublev of Russia and Australia's Alex De Minaur all won their third round matches. Enditem
WARSAW, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- Poland coach Jerzy Brzeczek hailed his side after their narrow 1-0 defeat against the Netherlands in the UEFA Nations League on Friday.
Mena struck in the 41st and 51st minutes at Estadio Victoria as the visitors secured their fifth win from eight matches.
In Paris, France came from behind to repeat their triumph in the final of the 2018 World Cup, beating Croatia 4-2, despite the absence of striker Kylian Mbappe.
Luis Enrique's team left it late and flabbergasted the hosts when Moreno flicked on a cross before Gaya poked home with a turn shot from very close range in the closing seconds of injury-time.
Before the half break, Zhang enlarged made it two for Beijing from a powerful shot after beating Wuhan's offside trap. He could have netted the third during the first half, but his shot was denied by the post.