Elsewhere, Fede Valverde will hope to continue his progression and will probably find himself playing more minutes than Luka Modric, while Toni Kroos and Casemiro remain very reliable in central midfield.
BARCELONA, Sep.7 (Xinhua) -- Lionel Messi showed up at FC Barcelona's training field on Monday for the first time since the 33-year-old forward announced his intention to leave the club 11 days ago.
“I played incredible from tee to green for the first two rounds, but I missed too many putts from within 10 feet. In all honesty, I had three putts at the 13th hole today after being on the green in two – that was difference.“
Llorente and Joao Tomas will give hope for another top-three finish, but with no new faces so far this summer, there is no reason to think that Atletico will mount a serious title campaign.
By winning the cup, the Tabriz-based team will directly participate in next year's AFC Champions League. Enditem
In October and November, three games are increasing the risk of injuries aside from the load players have to take in their clubs, he insisted.
Ma, the winner of 2019 World Championships, now ranks No.3 in the men's singles, while his compatriot Fan ranks No.1.
Medvedev will next face fellow American Frances Tiafoe, and Thiem will take on Canada's rising star Felix Auger-Aliassime.
"You dream of it and never think it will happen," an emotional Bennett said after the race, during which the 29-year-old collected 65 sprint points to clinch the green jersey from Slovakia's Peter Sagan.
Once again Atletico preferred to play their defensive game and only looked to attack their rivals when they had fallen behind as they were outplayed for long periods.
CTTA President Liu Guoliang called "it very significant that the ITTF has chosen China as the host to restart competitions after what has been an extremely challenging year for our sport."