Real Madrid kicked off with a 0-0 draw away to Real Sociedad in their opening game, which again highlighted their problems in creating chances. Zinedine Zidane is still likely to be without Eden Hazard and Marco Asensio due to fitness problems, and there is a slight doubt over Martin Odegaard, who returned a positive COVID-19 test result, followed by a negative in a second test on Tuesday.
Gould, 39, edged 20-year-old Chinese hopeful Yan Bingtao 5-4 to set up a semifinal clash with Trump, where he took three frames in a row after the scores were tied at 3-3 to knock out the top seed.
MEDELLIN, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Six-time Copa Libertadores champions Boca Juniors took a major step toward securing a place in the competition's knockout phase with a 1-0 win at Independiente Medellin on Thursday.
"After extensive conversations about holding a men's national team camp in October, we ultimately determined the unique challenges created by COVID-19 as it relates to hosting international opponents and getting our players together wouldn't allow us to move forward," US men's national team general manager Brian McBride said.
The Serb said he did not play his best tennis this time in Rome, but could find it when needed.
Several media say Szalai unsuccessfully tried to convince the club to stick to its promise to pay back the wage cut implemented due to financial losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the stoppage time, Zhang Yuning shot the ball into the net for Beijing, but the goal was disallowed due to offside after checking the VAR.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- FC Dallas and fullback Bryan Reynolds have agreed to a contract extension through 2024, the Major League Soccer (MLS) club announced on Wednesday.
Yan, 20, faced his fourth-round opponent Aaron Hill after the 18-year-old had stunned six-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan earlier in the draw, but only managed to claim one frame against Yan, who ranks 15th in the world.
ASUNCION, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Paraguay will host Peru in the opening South American zone 2022 World Cup qualifier next month, regional football governing body CONMEBOL said on Monday.
It looked as if it was going to be a stroll for Liverpool, who were in total control and brought Thiago Alcantara on for his debut. The new signing from Bayern Munich was then guilty of a needless foul on Timo Werner to give Jorginho the chance to level from the spot, only for Allisson to save his tame spot kick.