"I didn't think I was totally ready for the event, but I was happy that I wasn't affected by others and finally made it," said the veteran Liu.
Nadal, seeded second, lost 6-2, 7-5 to eighth-seeded Schwartzman, who will next play 12th seed Denis Shapovalov of Canada for a spot in the final.
The two-day competition will see the country's most prestigious female race walkers, including world record holder Liu Hong and world champion Yang Jiayu, vying for the women's 20km title on Sunday. Enditem
BERLIN, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Borussia Dortmund progressed into the second round of the German Cup after moving 5-0 past third division outfit Duisburg on Monday.
Due to low infection numbers, several states have already allowed fans to return in the first round of the German Cup, others however stuck to their bans.
Middle blocker Wang Yuanyuan also returned from the national team to join Tianjin in their quest for the title.
Nouri has been without a team since parting company with Hertha BSC in April.
"We have made some mistakes in the past. Therefore, we need to make up for financial losses and revitalize our special connection to our fans," Jobst said. Before talking about its future structure, "We need to set up a concept all our fans can identify with."
BUENOS AIRES, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Argentinian midfielder Rodrigo Battaglia has expressed hope that his move to Deportivo Alaves will jumpstart a stalled international career.
The result sends Al-Hilal three points clear at the top of Group B with nine points, while Pakhtakor stay second with six points. The two sides face off again on Thursday. Enditem
"I hope that I can go to college next year on an aerobics scholarship," Du said.