"Our director was against the idea at first, but we did this once in 2013 and it worked, I won," said Sagan, who finished 13th after his bike lost its chain in the sprint. Enditem
Osaka will now face another American, Jennifer Brady, in the semifinals. One of the in-form players of the summer, Brady, who won her first career WTA singles title in Lexington last month, dispatched Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan to reach her first-ever Grand Slam semifinal.
The race continued in a fairly processional manner until lap 20, when Kevin Magnussen's Haas stopped just before the pit entrance, bringing out the safety car and bunching the pack up.
The victory also moved the Azzurri to top spot in Group A1 with four points from two games, one point clear of the Dutch, who are playing under interim coach Dwight Lodeweges following Ronald Koeman's departure for Barcelona, and third-placed Poland, who came from one goal behind to beat Bosnia and Herzegovina 2-1 in Monday's another action.
"We are calling the CFA to further regulate the behavior of the agents and effectively protect the legitimate rights and interests of youth training institutions and young players," the letter said. Enditem
But it was another nightmare weekend for Ferrari on their home turf. Before Leclerc's accident, his teammate Vettel had become the first retirement of the race, pulling off with brake failure on lap six after having qualified a lowly 17th.
Jorge Messi flew into Barcelona on Wednesday to hold talks with Barca President Josep Maria Bartomeu to resolve the issue. However, their first meeting on Wednesday failed to see their postures come any closer.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- Third seed Daniil Medvedev of Russia defeated Jeffrey Wolf of the United States 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 in one hour and 48 minutes to advance into the US Open fourth round on Saturday.
Cruz's first match in charge will be an away clash against last-placed Atletico San Luis on Tuesday. Enditem
As the match progressed, Joachim Low's men retreated with their narrow lead and kept all their men behind the ball.
"In accordance with the Grand Slam rulebook, following his actions of intentionally hitting a ball dangerously or recklessly within the court or hitting a ball with negligent disregard of the consequences, the US Open tournament referee defaulted Novak Djokovic from the 2020 US Open," the statement said.