In men's draw, second seed Dominic Thiem of Austria celebrated his 27th birthday by notching a comfortable 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 second-round victory over India's Sumit Nagal.
Shanghai-based Oriental Sports Daily doubted the Brazilian player had time to go through any kind of medical quarantine.
Barca is not willing to give up on Messi, especially not for free.
The result at Morumbi stadium marked Sao Paulo's fourth victory in five matches and lifted the Tricolor to second, a point behind Internacional.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach delivers a speech via video during the opening ceremony of the World Winter Sports (Beijing) Expo 2020 in Beijing, capital of China, on Sept. 5, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Ming)
The bumpy restart might have convinced Loew that he can't entirely rely on his backups like Julian Draxler (Paris) and Julian Brandt (Dortmund). His full-back problem hasn't been solved after picking Robin Gosens (Bergamo) and Thilo Kehrer (Paris).
In the final and decisive women's doubles, Feng XueYing/Wu Yingshi swept Lv Rouhao/Ren Linfei to award Shenzhen the victory.
Reigning champion Barty said there were two reasons for her decision to skip the clay-court tournament, which is scheduled to take place in Paris from September 27 to October 11.
Perhaps the best news for Atletico last season was Simeone's decision to convert Marcos Llorente from a defensive into an attacking midfielder and if Llorente can recreate his form from the end of the campaign he will become a key player.
"I am really, really happy to be at this great club, a club with so much history, and here with a manager who knows me really well," Rodriguez told Everton's website.
Zaniolo picked up an injury after a challenge with Donny van de Beek in the UEFA Nations League fixture between Italy and the Netherlands, and the result may cast a shadow on the star's future.