Stage One will be played across two blocks of eight days: September 13-20 and September 28-October 5. Enditem
"This is the first event at such a high level since the training session, after having trained so long, I think all the athletes will be ready to perform their best at the event," said Xie, the 200m Asian record holder.
"I wanted to try the women's doubles and I felt good today. It's nice to have someone stand beside me on the court," Chen revealed, the world No. 2 in the women's singles.
"Corinthians thank [Tiago] for the services provided ... and wish him success in the next phase of his career," the club said in a brief statement late on Friday.
"We didn't do enough in guarding Fernandinho and Kardec," admitted Hebei head coach Xie Feng.
"Asia and Taylor played a great match," Melichar continued. "We've known each other for so many years, played against each other so many times."
In the men's quarterfinals, second seed Dominic Thiem of Austria eased past Australian player Alex De Minaur 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 while third seed Daniil Medvedev of Russia defeated compatriot Andrey Rublev 7-6(6), 6-3, 7-6(5).
"The VNL will be especially important next season as we work to define and prepare the group of players we'll be taking to Tokyo for the Olympics," the veteran coach explained.
Bratislava is among several towns with a high rate of new coronavirus cases and the Pandemic Committee restricted local fans from attending the match so only empty stands and the TV broadcast crew saw the home team's Slovenian striker Zan Medved open the score in the 13th minute when he was left unguarded and had no trouble putting the ball in Trnava's net after Rafael Ratao's great center pass from the left side.
Kardec scored Chongqing's second goal in the 83rd minute, contributing an outstanding diving header after collecting mate's corner kick.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Fernandinho Silva, Alan Kardec and Adrian Mierzejewski, scored one goal each, helping their Chongqing Lifan turn the game around and beat Hebei China Fortune 3-1, while Shijiazhuang Ever Bright win over Wuhan Zall 1-0 in the Chinese Super League on Friday.