PARIS, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Czech Karolina Pliskova survived a first-round scare at the French Open on Tuesday as the second seed rallied to beat Egypt's qualifier Mayar Sherif 6-7 (9), 6-2, 6-4 to advance to second round.
Head coach Li Tie and his team will assemble for a five-day training camp in Shanghai starting from October 4. Star striker Wu Lei, who plays for Espanol in Spain, will not participate in the camp.
It is thought the 41-year-old Baum will act as a mastermind as he stands for the new generation of coaches addicted to innovative tactical approaches.
QINGDAO, China, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Chinese swimmer Zhang Yufei broke the Asian record in the women's 100m butterfly in 55.62 seconds at the Chinese national swimming championships here on Tuesday.
Everton go to bed as league leaders on Saturday night after a strike from Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Richarlison's penalty, given by VAR for handball, gave them a 2-1 win away to Crystal Palace in a game between two sides that had begun the season with two wins from their first two matches.
Despite the goal, Real Madrid had to thank keeper Thibaut Courtois for the win after the Belgian made a series of impressive saves.
The result at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana stadium, which came less than two weeks after Independiente whitewashed Flamengo 5-0 in Quito, guarantees the defending champions a place in the knockout phase.
The win saw PSG move up to the seventh place on the standings, only four points behind leader Rennes, while Reims still sits second from bottom after suffering four defeats in a row.
"Nothing else," he noted. "In every practice, I asked them to fight, play strong defence and play smart in offense. This gave us the result in the second quarter."
NAIROBI, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- One year since world marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge ran a tantalizing INEOS 1:59 Challenge, finishing the race in 2:00:25 seconds, the Kenyan star says he expects a fast London Marathon race against his main challenger, Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele on Sunday.
"Fujian's style is similar to us in some sense, our familiarity to their strategies makes it easy to find out countermeasures," said Shanghai's head coach Wang Zhiteng. Enditem