"I felt very nervous when I played because we were behind at that time. Also, I like the atmosphere of the knockout round, it was intense, like in international events," said He Bingjiao after taking a straight win in the women's singles against Zhou Meng.
Luneng's goalkeeper Wang Dalei made his debut this season after coming back from an injury while Evergrande's veteran Zheng Zhi also started in the middle of the park.
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Both Thiem and Zverev are seeking their first ever Grand Slam title, and Thiem might have a slight mental advantage, winning the past three matches against the German.
In the 157th edition of the notorious duel between two ancient rivals, Slovan Bratislava and Spartak Trnava, the team from the nation's capital came out on top after a convincing 2-0 victory.
Young sailing enthusiasts train on Herastrau Lake amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Bucharest, Romania, Sept. 13, 2020. (Xinhua/Chen Jin)
Zhang Jiayi, a 14-year-old student from Guiyang No.2 experimental middle school, said that he is excited to be back on the football pitch to play competitive matches.
"It's already dangerous enough, and I was really surprised and shocked at the moment that I felt something," the Belgian rider added.
Several weeks ago, Bayern made an offer below Alaba's requirement. The "Sueddeutsche" newspaper indicated that the current salary structure might cause trouble as defender Lucas Hernandez is above Alaba's level.
The Champions League's group phase draw is taking place in Athens on October 1 with Bayern starting late into the national cup season two weeks later.
Thiago Silva and Ben Chilwell should strengthen an at-times questionable back line, while Timo Werner and Kai Havertz are big money additions at the other end of the field and overall Lampard can be happy with his summer.