More than other clubs, Schalke has suffered from games behind closed doors. "Schalke is a club with a very close connection to its enthusiastic fans. To play without them feels strange," he commented.
Middle blocker Wang Yuanyuan also returned from the national team to join Tianjin in their quest for the title.
Belgium's Ben Broeders finish second with a personal best of 5.80m and Ernest John Obiena of the Philippines also cleared 5.80m but had to finish third after a count-back. Enditem
The 10th seed, the oldest in the Rome Masters draw at 35, lost 6-0, 7-6 (2) to Musetti who is ranked 249th in the world.
The region's qualifiers are scheduled to begin in October, more than six months later than originally planned because of the global health crisis.
The capital city in China held a meeting on Tuesday to review the designing scheme of Beijing Workers Stadium renovation, with plans for this to be submitted to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) in late September.
"The board is united and there has been no discussion about Dome's position. It hasn't even been considered," Braz told reporters on Saturday.
"Everyone will be desperate to beat Europe's top team," the 32-year-old Pole told Xinhua before the Bavarians' 2020/21 Bundesliga curtain-raiser against Schalke on Friday.
SHAOXING, China, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Chinese sprinter Xie Zhenye dashed to a 20.72 second win in men's 200m at 2020 Chinese National Athletics Championships here on Thursday.
GENEVA, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- World volleyball governing body FIVB announced the cancellation of the FIVB Volleyball Club World Championships 2020 on Thursday after the decision was made by the FIVB Board of Administration.
The Brunei football governing body has also announced the cancellation of the under-16 and under-19 tournaments as players need to re-adjust with their studies after the 86-day school closure due to COVID-19.