Facing world No.6 Tsitsipas, it seemed like another one-sided match for Djokovic as the 17-time Grand Slam winner swept the first two sets and was serving for the match in the 10th game in the third set.
"I am overjoyed to get this chance in free practice. The fact my first participation in a Formula one weekend will take place in front of my home audience at the Nurburgring makes this moment even more special," the 'little Schumacher' stated.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Goals from either side of halftime from Roberto Firmino helped Brazil to a 5-0 defeat of Bolivia in their opening 2022 World Cup qualifier here on Friday.
The Czech is yet to drop a set and will face fourth-seeded Sofia Kenin of the United States for a place in the final. The reigning Australian Open champion survived a fight-back from Danielle Collins in the second set and dominated the deciding one to reach the semis 6-4, 4-6, 6-0.
PARIS, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- No.7 seed Petra Kvitova moved through to the semifinals at Roland Garros for the first time since 2012 thanks to a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Laura Siegemund in 78 minutes.
As many expected, the Djokovic-Nadal rivalry will present its 56th head-to-head clash in this year's Roland Garros showdown on the Court Philippe Chatrier on Sunday.
Trailing by as many as 15 points in the second quarter, Shanxi put on a ferocious 13-0 run and gradually seized the control in the second half.
With the same three wins and one loss, both Beijing and Shanghai surpassed Inner Mongolia, which has won all its three games so far, ranking fourth and fifth respectively in the tables after the league's fourth round was over.
"Leo is happy to be in the national team and is doing well at his club now. From a distance, we wanted everything to be resolved so that he could start playing and get fit. For our part, I think it's positive that he has stayed because he has started to play. As for personal decisions, we don't get involved and we're not going to [comment]."
Xinjiang's Han Xu finished with a team-high 19 points. Liu Tongyi and Wang Lili each had 17.
Nitra is the new leader of the rankings; its third win out of three came after a solid performance in the first two periods on Detva's ice.