In a battle of former French Open champions, Romania's Halep beat Garbine Muguruza of Spain 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 to reach the women's final.
The top four teams at the end of the qualifying tournament - in which teams play each other twice on a home-and-away basis - will automatically earn a World Cup berth. The fifth-ranked side will advance to a two-legged intercontinental playoff.
At approximately the same time, Thiago arrived in Liverpool to complete his move to the club after the Premier League champions agreed a 30 million euro fee with Bayern Munich earlier in the week.
"It's a fact that most CBA clubs are operating at a loss," a source told Xinhua. "The average loss can reach tens of millions of RMB per year."
Ge Manqi dominated in the women's 100m race with a 11.35s, Yang Huizhen and Guo Zhongze won the women and men's 400m respectively. Hu Zhiying and Liang Qi claimed victories in the women and men's 1500m. Wu Yanni won the women's 100m hurdles, while Ma Qun was the winner of the men's javelin. Enditem
DOHA, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- A late Shoja' Khalilzadeh goal earned Iran's Persepolis FC a valuable 1-0 victory over Saudi Arabia's Al-Taawoun FC on matchday three of the 2020 AFC Champions League Group C on Tuesday.
Elsewhere, Villarreal came back from a goal down to take their first win of the season with a 2-1 victory at home to Eibar.
The single-leg match was played behind closed doors at Sammy Ofer Stadium in the northern city of Haifa.
Speaking of Ge Manqi, who had to quit in women's 200m because of false start, Xie said: "I feel so sorry for her. She made the mistake because she was eager to prove herself so much."
Jablonec took the lead for the first time 12 minutes into the second half after the Slovak striker Ivan Schranz tapped in a loose lob from his teammate past the outstretched Dunajska Streda's goalkeeper Martin Jedlicka.
Despite the lack of any games for nearly six months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Iran has been moved three places up to be positioned 30th by the FIFA.