18-year-old Lorenzo Musetti of Italy, who had upset three-time Grand Slam winner Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland and Japan's top player Kei Nishikori in the tournament's opening two rounds, lost to Dominik Koepfer of Germany 6-4, 6-0.
MADRID, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman has admitted he is pessimistic about the club's chances of strengthening its squad before starting the new season.
The 23-year-old forward has signed a five-year contract with a reported transfer fee of 41 million pounds (52 million U.S. dollars).
Top women's seed Simona Halep made a winning return a month after winning in Prague as she disposed of 99th-ranked Italian Jasmine Paolini 6-3, 6-4.
Since the approval of the COVID-19 Relief Plan in June, FIFA has received applications from over 150 member associations.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) said Monday that last-minute changes could be made to its 2022 World Cup qualifying tournament amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
To survive the club's crisis, Schalke turned to wage cuts, part-time work for employees, and a 30 to 40-million-euro loan from the federal state of North-Rhine Westphalia.
The ExCo approved the new List of Prohibited Substances and Methods for 2021, which will be published before October 1, 2020, and come into effect on January 1, 2021.
Hoffenheim defended deep in the hope of protecting their narrow lead to the final whistle, but it didn't work out as Cologne substitute Dominick Drexler tapped home a rebound from close range to restore parity in the 88th minute.
Fresh from his early goal, Salah looked in fine form, and added his second and Liverpool's third when he crashed an unstoppable half-volley past Illan Meslier in the Leeds goal to make it 3-2 to the champions at half-time.
"Teammates, coaches and management in Beijing, they are quite nice to me, but I still have a dream of playing in the NBA."