On paper, the Real Madrid squad doesn't look much stronger ahead of the new campaign than it did at the end of the last one, and any major arrivals appear unlikely. However, the summer chaos at FC Barcelona and the fact that Atletico Madrid haven't made any signings either implies that merely by standing still, Real could open up a gap.
Though it was clear that Djokovic did not intend to hit the line judge, organizers said Djokovic was disqualified in accordance with the rules.
Indeed the worry for some must be that last season saw the beginning of diminishing returns for Simeone and although he has always been able to maintain his team looking refreshed and motivated, 2020-21 might just be a season too far for Simeone's defensive style unless he is willing to be more proactive in attack. Enditem
Farah held off Abdi to set a new mark of 21,330m while the Belgian trailed eight meters behind.
"A second test will be carried out within 72 hours and then another every five days as long as they remain in the tournament," he added.
"The first is the health risks that still exist with COVID. The second is my preparation, which has not been ideal without my coach being able to train with me due to the state border closures in Australia."
"I have been [wanting to leave] all year. I thought the team needed younger players and I thought my epoch at Barcelona had ended. It was a complicated year. I suffered a lot in training, in games and in the dressing room. Everything was very difficult and there came a moment when I decided to look for new objectives."
In earlier matches, sixth seed Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic and eighth seed Petra Martic from Croatia also advanced into women's last 16. Enditem
"It's good that I managed to win in three sets and with a day off and just a three-setter to play, I'm feeling good," said last year's runner-up Medvedev.
HANGZHOU, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- A canoeing relay was held on Sunday in Hangzhou, host city of the 19th Asian Games in 2022, with the Games set to welcome their two-year countdown next week.
"Nicolo Zaniolo will undergo surgery on Wednesday after MRI scans on Tuesday confirmed the player has suffered a complete tear to the anterior cruciate ligament of his left knee," read a statement of Roma.