After storming to a 3-0 lead in the first set, Swiatekb was reeled back in as the Australian Open winner Kenin began to find her form to turn the match in her favor.
Gracia remains Valencia coach on Thursday morning, but for how long is still uncertain. Enditem
"I hope I can do good for the society. I also hope more talented girls can stand on the football court so that one day our 'Steel Roses' will return to their former glory," she said. Enditem
"Without doubt it's an important time in my career," Danilo, who has been capped 25 times, told a virtual news conference.
"We want athletics to have a permanent home in Japan," he said. "It would be a perfect solution to bring the world championships here as soon as possible," he said.
The 28-year-old, who endured a difficult 18 months at Barcelona before being farmed out to the Bundesliga club in July 2019, has rediscovered his confidence since returning to the Camp Nou last month, shining in a central attacking midfield role behind Lionel Messi.
Brazil will face Bolivia in Sao Paulo on Friday and Peru in Lima next Tuesday.
Also on Sunday, defending champions Kristina Mladenovic of France and her Hungarian partner Timea Babos claimed the women's doubles title with a 6-4, 7-5 win over Chile's Alexa Guarachi and American Desirae Krawczyk. Enditem
Liu Qi and Xu Nairui also contributed 12 and 11 points respectively for Daqing. "I told them to fight until the end no matter when leading or trailing. All their efforts have paid off," Ji said.
The first half began with both sides looking to pressure the other high up the field and fruit of that pressure the Swiss forced the first chance of the game when De Gea was forced into a flying save to deny Loris Benito's powerful left foot shot from inside the area.
DALIAN, China, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- The organizing committee for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup in China held its first meeting in Dalian, Liaoning province on Saturday.