The 2018 French Open winner will meet Karolina Pliskova, the second seed, who beat fellow Czech Marketa Vondrousova 6-2, 6-4 in the other semifinal. Enditem
Meanwhile the fixtures between Athletic Club and FC Barcelona, Sevilla and Elche, and Levante and Atletico Madrid have been postponed because of Barcelona, Sevilla, Atletico and Elche's late finishes to last season and they will now be played in December.
"This year is a special year. Playing with the Beijing Ducks for one year, I will never forget that I see these supporters every day, which makes me so touched. Thank you all. I love you," Lin noted.
Stage One will be played across two blocks of eight days: September 13-20 and September 28-October 5.
Finally, Granada have little recovery time following Thursday's Europa League debut in Albania before looking for their second win of the campaign when Alaves visit the Los Carmenes Stadium. Enditem
Nishikori needed six match points to seal the win in two hours at the ATP Masters event held behind closed doors at the Foro Italico.
NAIROBI, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's football club Gor Mahia are waiting for the go-ahead from the government to resume sporting activity before embarking on preparations to represent the nation at the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League next season.
Torrent, who replaced Jorge Jesus as the Rubro-Negro head coach in August, has endured a turbulent start to his tenure at the Rio de Janeiro club.
Xiao, world number 31, turned pro in 2007 after winning the Asian U21 Championship. His best ranking performances were runner-up finishes at the 2013 Shanghai Masters and the 2017 Shoot Out.
Zhou, 22, drew 2-2 with compatriot Zhao Jianbo and Ricky Walden, but a 3-0 victory over Gerard Greene secured him top spot in the group.
Back in May, several countries followed the successful example of playing football matches behind closed doors in accordance with strict COVID-19 hygiene regulations.