"I'm very happy. It was a great match, I didn't make any mistakes. Casper is a really great player, very attractive to play, I think there were many good rallies, it was a good match from both of us," said the recently-crowned US Open champion.
Elsewhere, Svit registered its first victory of the new season, winning in Handlova 89-81 on Saturday.
World 10,000m bronze medalist Agnes Tirop of Kenya was second in 15:11.11 while Margaret Kemboi also of Kenya taking the third spot In 15:13.38. Ethiopian Tsigie Gebreselama (15:19.79) was fourth.
The game went into turmoil after that as Ciro Immobile was sent off in the 69th minute for slapping Arturo Vidal after being tripped by the Chilean, while Inter's midfielder Stefano Sensi also saw red in the dying minutes.
"But now after the restart and our return to swimming, we can show the spirit of the Chinese people and our swimming fans to other fans across the country, and even to the whole world," said Zhu.
PARIS, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- Top seed Simona Halep's 17-game winning streak was snapped on Sunday at Roland Garros, as the Romanian ended her run for a third major title 6-1, 6-2 following a devastating performance from Iga Swiatek in the women's singles fourth-round match.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin's 16th minute header put Everton ahead but Brighton equalized through Neal Maupay after a Jordan Pickford error.
After both exchanged serves in the following two games, a more experienced Zhang then delivered a dominant performance in the tie-break to seal the first set.
Hao joined Guangzhou Evergrande for study under world-class coach Marcello Lippi after managing the Chinese women's national team from 2012 to 2015. He was appointed the executive coach of the Chinese Olympic men's team, but his side failed in pursuit of a ticket to the Tokyo Olympics.
The 33-year-old had scored 45 goals in 68 games and won two A-league championships since he joined the Sky Blues in August 2018.
Alkasir was also fined 10,000 U.S. dollars, it said.