Beijing's Qi Yu stepped up by contributing a game-high 19 points, including seven in the opening period.
His unexpected exit at the US Open didn't affect Djokovic's subsequent performance, as the 33-year-old clinched his 36th Masters title in Rome on Monday, defeating old rival Rafael Nadal.
Rumors speak of former Augsburg coach Manuel Baum of possibly taking over as the new head coach.
Kenyan Peres Chepchirchir, the current half marathon record holder and Fancy Chemutai will also be in the frontline.
Messi wrote a letter on Friday to say 'goodbye' to this friend and former Barcelona strike partner Luis Suarez and to criticize Barca for forcing the Uruguayan out of the club. It didn't take Suarez long to add his own post-script to Messi's words, although it was his feet that did the talking in his Atletico Madrid debut on Sunday. Suarez needed just seven minutes to set Marcos Llorente through on goal to score Atletico's fourth goal in a 6-1 win at home to Granada.
Williams injured her Achilles tendon during her semifinal loss to Victoria Azarenka at the US Open earlier this month.
The first defeat after a 32-game undefeated run in the league against Hoffenheim (4-1) has raised concerns that Bayern's strict saving policy might endanger the team's progress.
"I am very happy and excited to sign for Maritimo," Alipour was quoted as saying.
"It seems that even such measures would not secure the absolute safety of runners' health, which is and will be the top priority in our minds," SEGAS said.
The game was played behind closed doors at the Menorah Mivtachim Arena in the coastal city of Tel Aviv.
PARIS, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Argentine striker Mauro Icardi netted twice as defending champions Paris Saint-Germain claimed a 2-0 win at Stade Reims to win its third straight Ligue 1 game after two consecutive defeats in the first two rounds.