Next up for the 33-year-old is Russia's world No. 16 Karen Khachanov. Djokovic owns a 3-1 lead in the head-to-head record against Khachanov but the latter won the pair's previous encounter in Paris - at the 2018 Paris Masters when the Russian claimed a straight-set win in the final to clinch the biggest title of his career until now.
Elsewhere, Wolfsburg and Augsburg shared the spoils after playing out a goalless stalemate. Enditem
Facing Tianjin, Jiangsu set the tone in the first quarter with a 29-7 run, letting its reserves finish off a 106-59 win.
Carvajal's injury will allow Alvaro Odriozola the chance to establish himself in the side. The defender signed from Real Sociedad two years ago has struggled to find game time with Carvajal ahead of him in the pecking order and spent part of last season on loan at Bayern Munich. Enditem
Colombia will host Venezuela in Barranquilla on October 9 before facing Chile in Santiago four days later.
Real Madrid faces a tricky visit to play Levante on Sunday evening and there is a feeling that coach Zinedine Zidane still doesn't know what his strongest eleven is. The Frenchman is handicapped by the loss of Eden Hazard, but in attack Zidane has steered away from playing Karim Benzema and Luka Jovic together to using Vinicius Jr and Rodrygo as wingers behind a lone forward.
Wolves also claimed three points thanks to Pedro Neto's 56th minute goal at home against a Fulham side still looking for its first point since returning to the top-flight.
The 38-year-old Bekele won the Berlin Marathon last year in 2:01:41, only two seconds short of Kipchoge's world record, which he set on the same course in 2018.
The 31-year-old also became the first Chinese singles player since Li Na in 2012 to reach the fourth round at Roland-Garros.
Sydney FC's head coach Steve Corica said given Le Fondre's great contribution to the club's recent success, it would be wrong to stand in his way.
Judging through her stats, it seemed that Fang has undergone a seamless connection from university to the professional league. Still, the hopeful had something to say about the vast difference between the two leagues.