The former world No. 1 is to face a tougher challenge in the second round against 2017 champion Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia, who knocked out American Madison Brengle 6-2, 6-1.
Flamengo entered the match with only three regular starters, having reported 16 positive coronavirus cases in their first-team squad last week. Head coach Domenec Torrent was also absent from the touchline at Allianz Parque because of the virus.
As few as only six days remain for the Bavarian's sports-director to satisfy Flick's demands to fill up the gaps and provide satisfying answers.
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It must be safe to play domestic league games at the weekend after playing midweek Champions League games in areas with high infection rates, Zorc added. "It seems half of the big cities might be regarded as risk areas."
While both Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund suffered disappointing league defeats before crossing swords, the clubs' challenges couldn't be more different.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Porto have emerged as frontrunners to sign Gremio's Brazil U-23 forward Pepe, according to media reports in the South American country.
More setbacks could well affect the entire season and increase the pressure on coach Lucien Favre at an early stage.
Given the restrictions arising due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the London Marathon event will be in an enclosed looped course in St James' Park, but an unbowed Kipchoge said he did not adjust his training program to meet the challenge of running in a loop course.
Sunday's last game saw Jarod Bowen score twice as West Ham claimed their first points with a 4-0 win at home to a lackluster Wolverhampton Wanderers. Wolves' striker Raul Jimenez scored a 66th minute own goal and Sebastian Haller bagged the fourth in injury time.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Thanks to a header from defender Yuan Mincheng, Chongqing Lifan edged Shanghai SIPG 1-0 in the 14th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Monday.
Acheampong scored a goal in the 81st minute, but it was ruled out for offside.