Earlier in the day, Czech Karolina Pliskova survived a scare from Egyptian qualifier Mayar Sherif after she came back from one set down to beat her opponent 6-7(9), 6-2, 6-4 to reach the second round.
Both teams created and missed chances in the first half and made life a little easier in the season, with no one breaking the deadlock.
There was last second drama as Manchester United got their first win of the season with a 3-2 victory away to Brighton on Saturday thanks to a penalty given after the final whistle.
ATHENS, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- The 2020 Athens Marathon, scheduled to take place on November 7-8, has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hellenic Athletics Federation (SEGAS) announced on Thursday.
Pakhtakor defeated Iranian team Esteghlal to reach the round of eight, while Persepolis edged Al Sadd of Qatar.
Kenyatta said Kenya's athletes will add new pages to the country's long and celebrated history as a sporting powerhouse.
Thanks to effective COVID-19 control measures, more and more companies began to regain their energy in the second half of 2020.
By appointing the crowd favourite Naldo, the club is trying to correct the mistakes made by predecessor David Wagner.
"The event named after our great hero and trailblazing Olympic champion, Kipchoge Keino, will bring together elite athletes from all over the world to compete in various track and field events," he said.
Manuel Neuer tried to play down the unrest by saying: "We know what we are facing this season. We shouldn't speak about our tiredness but accept it."
The competition's group stage draw will take place on Friday, in the Swiss city of Nyon. Enditem