"We are disappointed at this unfair judgement as it discriminates against female athletes who happen to have higher testosterone levels in their bodies," said Tsepo Mhlongo, DA Shadow Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture.
"I haven't had such results in quite a long time, so I'm very excited for it. Today, it's a loss, but it doesn't change for me much. Of course I would have loved to win today. It is what it is," Azarenka said.
"Extremely happy. Tough year for everyone. Really glad the work that everyone put into this event to give us the opportunity to get back on the court," he added. Enditem
Very little separated the two teams in the tilt, as each pair fired 46 winners on the day. Muhammad and Townsend broke serve six times, compared to five breaks for Xu and Melichar, but it was the Chinese-American team who used bold play to secure the decisive breaker.
Semenya and ASA said these regulations were "invalid, discriminatory and unnecessary."
Also on Friday, Matheus Nascimento's penalty at his 100th game in Shijiazhuang Ever Bright handed his team a 1-0 win over Wuhan Zall.
Elsewhere, SIPG established the advantage in the stoppage time of the first half, when Ricardo Lopes contributed a long diagonal pass from the right flank into the box, which was stopped by striker Lv Wenjun in front of the goal. Marko Arnautovic smashed in a volley in chaos.
DALIAN, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Jiangsu Suning fumbled a 3-1 lead against Guangzhou R&F to slip to 3-3 draw in the 11th round of the Chinese Super League here on Sunday.
The ruling also sets an awful precedent for the treatment of women in sport, he said.
Huanghai did not cut the deficit until the 85th minute. Thanks to Wang Wei's assist from the left side of the box, Romain Alessandrini pulled one back with a bicycle kick. Enditem
In a showdown between two clinical power-hitters, Osaka and Brady split the opening two sets, with Osaka claiming the tiebreak in the first and Brady taking the sole breaking chance in the second.