Larsen later became president of Badminton Europe in 2010 before being elected BWF president in 2013. He was reelected as BWF president in 2017. Enditem
"I tried to leave last year, but they blocked everything at the last second. It was a project I was excited for but it didn't materialize."
Australia, Norway and New Zealand are among other countries and regions to provide equal pay to their men's and women's teams.
Garcia looked untouchable in the first set and for much of the second, blasting 30 winners and breaking Pliskova's serve three times en route to a 6-1, 7-6 (2) victory.
With this result, Dalian are sixth in Group A with nine points, while Henan with six points remained in last place. Enditem
There were also second round wins for fourth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece, fifth seed Alexander Zverev of Germany and seventh seed David Goffin of Belgium.
The 31-year-old's poor relationship with Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is well documented and was made clear when Zidane only used him in two of the 12 games his side played when Spanish football resumed in June after lockdown.
"It was a fantastic evening. The conditions, crowd, competition - it was all fabulous. Sam is a fabulous competitor, and I feel we bring the best out of each other," Duplantis added.
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Garcia looked untouchable in the first set and for much of the second, blasting 30 winners and breaking Pliskova's serve three times en route to the 6-1, 7-6 (2) victory.
"So you have to make her in trouble. That's what I like and it was a great challenge for me today. I did well in this challenge and I can take the happiness for it, and now I'm after another one."