Though it was clear that Djokovic did not intend to hit the line judge, organizers said Djokovic was disqualified in accordance with the rules.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- Former Manchester City striker Jo scored in second-half stoppage time as Corinthians earned a 2-2 draw with Botafogo in Brazil's Serie A championship on Saturday.
In Thursday's only other match, Sport Recife won 2-1 at Gremio thanks to goals either side of half-time from Patric Cabral and Iago Maidana. Pepe pegged a late goal back for the hosts. Enditem
"This team have given me so much, my first chance, my first podium and my first win. It is just an amazing day."
Both matches will be played behind closed doors in line with health protocols due to the COVID-19 pandemic, local press said on Tuesday, quoting the Moroccan Football Federation.
David Kimuli, a sports fan, told Xinhua in a recent interview that despite the little resources invested in sports, local athletes continue to prove that a lot more can be achieved if more is invested.
SYDNEY, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Women's world number one Ashleigh Barty will not compete at the French Open later this month, citing COVID-19 risks and a lack of preparation.
LONDON, Sep. 7 (Xinhua) -- Everton have confirmed the signing of Colombian midfielder James Rodriguez from Real Madrid for 20 million pounds (26 million U.S. dollars).
In the deciding game of mixed doubles, Feng Yanzhe/Lin Lingfang scored the narrow win against world No. 2 Wang Yilv/Huang Dongping 7-11, 11-6, 7-11, 11-6, 13-11, sealing the victory for Ruichang.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- Fifth seed Alexander Zverev from Germany said he was "in shock" after top seed Novak Djokovic was defaulted from the US Open on Sunday.
The first half did not witness any breakthroughs until the last minute before the interval. Paulo Henrique Soares dos Santos's volley on the right side of the box was denied by the left post, but Wang Qiuming contributed a sliding shot in front of the goal to make it 1-0 for Hebei.