There were also third round wins for Belgian star Elise Mertens, Belarussian veteran Victoria Azarenka and France's Alize Cornet.
"I'm kind of scared how good she's going to be in the future," Osaka said. "My biggest takeaway from her game is that she didn't back down from me or from the speed of my ball, which for someone that young is kind of amazing."
GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- Four top football academies in China, Guangzhou Evergrande, Guangzhou R&F, Shandong Luneng and Zhejiang Greentown, jointly issued an open letter on Tuesday, condemning some "immoral" agents.
International table tennis action has been suspended for half a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
"You can feel it in your body when you have a good throw, mostly you feel the whole energy behind it, from the right toe to the chest to the hands. In the javelin you need your whole body. But it's really hard to explain - you feel it for less than one second. But then you realize that it was a huge throw," he explained.
Reigning champion Barty said there were two reasons for her decision to skip the clay-court tournament, which is scheduled to take place in Paris from September 27 to October 11.
"If we can exert our speed and strength, we young players are able to beat experienced ones in the 11-point competition system," said Han Qianxi.
In his video, despite saying "unhappy", Messi explained he would see out the last year of his deal because he would "never go to court" against the club. Enditem
ACCRA, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Ghana has invited some 40 players into the camp of the national under-17 team, the Black Starlets, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) announced here on Tuesday.
Awaiting him in the next round is 20th seed Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain.
MADRID, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- The Leo Messi story took yet another turn on Friday when the Barcelona striker's father and representative, Jorge Messi, sent a communique to the Spanish football league (La Liga) rejecting the organization's claim that the 700 million euro release clause on his son's contract with Barca was still in effect.