"I will be competing for the first time since running under two hours at the INEOS 1:59 Challenge. I'm happy to race with the dominant athletes, that is how the sport is and should be treated like that. Competition makes the sport beautiful," he added.
Fujian's form faded suddenly in the middle of the third set as Shanghai staged a 9-0 scoring run, including three points from serving. Shanghai then kept the huge lead until the set ended.
Chongqing broke the deadlock in the 37th minute. After receiving a free kick from midfielder Huang Xiyang, Marcelo Cirino flicked a header to Yuan, who converted another header to make it 1-0. The linesman rose his flag immediately for offside, but the referee judged the goal was valid with the assist of the VAR.
Bender played 187 NBA games in total, averaging 5.4 points and 3.9 rebounds in 20.1 minutes per game.
The ITTF added that the player lists may still change due to current situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Enditem
Rangnick said the coaching issue is not Schalke's only problem.
As opposed to a typical quota of 20 paddlers for each World Cup, the events this year will see one more berth apiece. The ITTF Executive Committee has decided to allow more flexibility for the entry procedure, due to timelines afforded to the players to enter, and certain changes to the conditions of the event series, as well as last-minute changes to some league matches.
Dalian had the chance to score the equalizer but Salomon Rondon's free-kick smacked the woodwork.
The Tokyo Paralympic torch relay, which will be held from August 12 to 24, 2021, will also have no major changes to the plans announced for the relay originally scheduled for this year. Enditem
Seventh seed Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic is also through after she overcame Jasmine Paolini of Italy 6-3, 6-3.
Neal Maupay had put the home side in front from the penalty spot and Brighton hit the woodwork five times before Maupay's 97th minute handball allowed Bruno Fernandes to net the winner.