Xu and Melichar are now both one win away from the first Grand Slam women's doubles title for each of them. Xu was a women's doubles runner-up at Wimbledon in 2019, while Melichar was the runner-up at Wimbledon in 2018. Melichar does have a Grand Slam mixed doubles title, winning that event alongside Alexander Peya of Austria at that same 2018 Wimbledon.
The match was delayed for half an hour because of heavy rain. As the match was going for a goalless draw in the first half, Shanghai broke the deadlock in the stoppage time with a volley shot from Austrian striker Marko Arnautovic. After repeated checking by VAR, the referee finally rewarded the goal to Shanghai.
Young sailing enthusiasts train on Herastrau Lake amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Bucharest, Romania, Sept. 13, 2020. (Xinhua/Chen Jin)
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- Gabriel Barbosa struck his fifth goal in eight matches as reigning Brazilian Serie A champions Flamengo beat Fluminense 2-1 in their Rio de Janeiro derby at the Maracana stadium on Wednesday.
Henan found a consolation goal in the 75th minute as Christian Bassogog scored an open goal in a counterattack.
However, in a reversal of fortunes from the previous getaway, this time Hamilton got the better start and jumped Bottas to take the lead.
The Serie A teams hope that the creation of the yet to be named media company will help boost revenue from broadcast rights, an area where Serie A earns less than rival leagues in England, Germany, and Spain.
According to public information, smart gyms have already been on trial and have spread in many areas in China such as in Beijing, Chongqing, Zhejiang and Hunan, since 2015.
Rafinha joined Flamengo from Bayern Munich in June last year and helped the Rio de Janeiro club secure a historic Copa Libertadores-Brazilian Serie A double five months later.
"I gave everything that I could today on the court. I felt that I progressed a lot. I've played a lot of great matches. I felt that I've tested myself physically, mentally on very difficult stages. It's been great. I want to continue to keep going the same way, enjoy myself," she added. Enditem
Around 800 fans witnessed the opening ceremony and the opening match. Newly promoted Chengdu Xingcheng Habitat beat Beijing Renhe 3-2 to bag a winning start.