Osaka will now face another American, Jennifer Brady, in the semifinals. One of the in-form players of the summer, Brady, who won her first career WTA singles title in Lexington last month, dispatched Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan to reach her first-ever Grand Slam semifinal.
"Now, I participate in eight to 10 races a year. I ran one triathlon and three marathons in a month last year," said Gu, who hopes to compete in the next Boston Marathon.
Liu Yuchen/Du Yue earned the first point for Qingdao after 48 minutes by beating Qiu Zijian/An Yu of Anhui 11-8, 7-11, 10-12, 11-9, 11-9 in the mixed doubles.
Bach added that he believed the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing would be a unique opportunity to inspire a new generation with the Olympic values of excellence, friendship, respect and solidarity.
38-year-old Williams closed out the first set with ease but had trouble in the second when she was broken twice by Gasparyan.
"I had incredible moments. My best wishes to all River fans. I'm leaving on good terms and happy with the way I was treated by fans," he said.
"For me it is a dream come true to play in a big club like Chelsea and I can't wait to meet all the players and the trainers. Yeah," said the 21-year-old, who arrives from Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen.
Developing his squad to a high-speed train might come near a tightrope walk as the German coach knows the challenge.
"It feels good to see football fans came back to stadium," said Paulinho, he also made a positive comment to R&F's goalkeeper Han Jiaqi.
But before the postponed Tokyo Games begins, Wang needs to test himself in his first competition of the COVID-19-disrupted season at the National Championships starting on September 26.
Chasing his 18th Grand Slam singles title, world number one Djokovic was in total control against his 28th-seeded opponent, winning 6-3, 6-3, 6-1 in one hour and 42 minutes to progress to the last 16 in the men's singles.