QUITO, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- Ecuador head coach Gustavo Alfaro said Monday he feels obliged to guide Ecuador to the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, despite the team's recent run of mediocre form.
“The last three holes were the crucial part. I had a three-putt bogey at the 16th hole where I missed a three-foot par putt. I also missed a 10-footer for birdie at the next hole. At the last hole I hit over the green. I knew then game over,” said the 22-year-old Hainan native.
Then in the third set, Williams was rarely troubled by her rival en route to the victory.
"Right now I'm really focused on the US Open, and nothing else I can think about right now," said Williams, who has won six of her 23 Grand Slam singles titles at the US Open.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- Serena Williams rallied to defeat 2017 winner Sloane Stephens in the US Open third round and move into the women's singles last 16 on Saturday.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- Top seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia was disqualified from the US Open on Sunday after a tennis ball he hit in anger struck a female line judge in the neck.
In October and November, three games are increasing the risk of injuries aside from the load players have to take in their clubs, he insisted.
Barys Nur-Sultan's players celebrate during the 2020-2021 Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) ice hockey match between Riga Dinamo and Barys Nur-Sultan in Riga, Latvia, Sept. 3, 2020. (Photo by Edijs Palens/Xinhua)
Messi last week said he'd stay, but made it clear he was unhappy with both club President, Jose Maria Bartomeu, and the failure to develop a balanced squad and he could be an awkward dressing room presence for the new coach.
It took Ever Bright until the 88th minute to close out the win over Huanghai as Chen Pu converted an open goal through Brazilian Matheus's low cross. Enditem
So, domestically at least, Real Madrid have to be favorites, but after two successive failures in Europe, will they be distracted by the desire to win a 14th Champions League title? Enditem