WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- Third seed Daniil Medvedev of Russia defeated Jeffrey Wolf of the United States 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 in one hour and 48 minutes to advance into the US Open fourth round on Saturday.
Also on Sunday, Wales edged Bulgaria 1-0 to top the second-tier Group B4, while Ireland lost 1-0 at home to Finland.
After months of preparation, the ITTF announced the return of table tennis into the international arena and named it as RESTART.
"I think we have to hold the Games at any cost," the five-time Olympian said. "I want to concentrate all our efforts on measures against the coronavirus."
"But we are optimistic because we know we can do it because we have a fantastic partnership with Tokyo and an equally strong partnership with Beijing," he added.
The German national record holder's effort is the second farthest throw of all time, just 72 centimeters behind Jan Zelezny's 98.48m world record set 24 years ago.
"I played pretty aggressively from the first ball, and that's pretty necessary against her because she's a great player who can hit a lot of great angles," Mertens said. "I tried to step into the court, and thankfully my first serve was working, so that was a big advantage."
The Aguascalientes-based outfit confirmed the appointment in a brief statement on social media. Earlier, Cruz told local media that he was looking forward to his first coaching role since parting ways with Dorados de Sinaloa last year.
Zall leveled three minutes later when Cote d'Ivoire striker Jean Evrard Kouassi netted a close-range header.
Another interesting returnee is Martin Odegaard, who is back at the club after an excellent loan spell with Real Sociedad, and it will be interesting to see if the youngster finally gets the chance to impress in an attacking midfield role where there is much competition.
Germany started brightly on home soil and created the first chance of the game as Toni Kroos' cross into the box allowed Thilo Kehrer to test Spain goalkeeper David de Gea in the 11th minute.