WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- Top seed Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic suffered a surprise defeat to France's Caroline Garcia in the second round of the US Open on Wednesday.
In the other two clashes of the day, Hunan Hualai beat Zhejiang Energy to remain in third place, while Shenzhen Nankeda whitewashed Jiangsu in 5-0 to clinch their second win of the season. Enditem
The 33-year-old striker, who came on after the interval, latched onto a through pass from teammate Wu Xi before sending it into the net in the 65th minute.
Valter, 22, broke free during the final few kilometers and the peloton was unable to catch him.
With this result, Dalian are sixth in Group A with nine points, while Henan with six points remained in last place. Enditem
Djokovic will face Jan-Lennard Struff for a spot in the round of 16. The German needed one hour and 40 minutes to move past American Michael Mmoh 6-2, 6-2, 7-5.
"It's a great motivation for me to want to do well this tournament, but for the most part I feel like I've been in quarantine and practising for so long, so I prefer to play matches," Osaka said.
"It's top players, so if you wait for the mistake it's never going to happen," Garcia said. "If you let Pliskova breeze and take your serve, you're never going to make a return, and then it's 6-4, 6-4 and you're done in one hour."
The result lifted Flamengo to fifth in the 20-team standings, five points behind leaders Internacional
Rondon continued to demonstrate his prowess in the second half. In the 48th minute, the Venezuelan striker assisted Swedish winger Sam Larsson to stretch the lead for Dalian.
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