"I played quite a solid match when I was serving, I was playing some good points. I did some good forehands, winners down the line, that's a key shot for me," said Nadal.
DALIAN, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Guangzhou Evergrande finished its first stage of Chinese Super League with a victory on Sunday as it beat Dalian Pro 1-0 with a stroke of luck.
After the result, Wuhan Zall ranks fifth with 17 points, while Tianjin remains the last without a single win in the Suzhou division. Enditem
After Bayern had targeted the Dutch full-back for several months and Flick named the 19-year-old as his desired player the German record champions refused to increase its reported 20-million-euro offer. Barca is said to invest 25 million eruos plus a higher salary.
PARIS, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Defending champion Rafael Nadal, who is seeking his record 13th title at Roland Garros, eased through the first round with a comfortable 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 win over Belarusian Egor Gerasimov on Monday.
The win saw PSG move up to the seventh place on the standings, only four points behind leader Rennes, while Reims still sits second from bottom after suffering four defeats in a row.
The two sides were locked in a stalemate at the beginning of the third set but after reaching a tie of five, Shanghai scored six in a row and finally won the third 25-19 to reach the semifinals.
LONDON, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- A penalty awarded by VAR after the final whistle gifted Manchester United a 3-2 win away to Brighton in the Premier League new season on Saturday.
All 12 Shanghai players in the match list made the scoreboard, with Zhang Zhiting and Li Yingyun scoring 15 and 10 points respectively.
Apart from elite championships, World Athletics also plans to include mass running in its program.
HOHHOT, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- The Naadam festival, featuring desert-based sports events, kicked off on Monday in Naiman Banner, Tongliao City, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.