"Since 2010, I have never gone without competing for such a long time, so this represents a precious chance," said the 2016 world champion. "It's important to recover my form step by step."
HAIKOU, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- 2020 Tour Hainan Island Flight Contest Glider event opened at the Lingshui Hongjiaoling Aviation Camp, south China's Hainan province on Tuesday.
Stephens went up a double break to carve out a 5-2 lead and served out the opening set in just 38 minutes. But Williams began to raise her game and served much better in the second set, lifting her first-serve percentage from 50 to 76 percent. By breaking twice, Williams won the second set to level the match.
"We are able to come out from the darkness and to celebrate our return to the table. This is a moment of immense joy for all members of the international table tennis family," the Chinese table tennis legend noted.
Back in February before the coronavirus outbreak in Europe, the Ugandan had set a world 5,000 record on road, also in Monaco.
"I personally feel like it's an obligation to qualify," the 58-year-old Argentinian told reporters. "I play to win and I don't take losing particularly well."
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics was postponed by one year for the first time in Olympic history, and Dubi admitted a lot of work remained between now and the rescheduled summer of 2021 for Tokyo organizers.
Duris might have doubled Slovakia's lead, but Israel goalkeeper Ofir Marciano was equal to his effort, and also saved well from Robert Bozenik late in the game.
On Friday, Piatek played 63 minutes against the Netherlands in Amsterdam. Poland lost 1-0 after Steven Bergwijn's goal. Enditem
The race was restarted from a standing start with Hamilton lining up first ahead of Stroll, who hadn't pitted but had been able to change his tyres during the stoppage, and Gasly, who had made his pitstop just before the safety car was deployed.
MEXICO CITY, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- An international friendly between Mexico and Costa Rica could be called off because of the coronavirus pandemic, the head of the Costa Rican Football Federation (FEDEFUT) said on Tuesday.