The 39-year-old tennis great, who is seeking a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam title, skipped all the tune-up tournaments for the clay major and practised at the Mouratoglou Academy, but acknowledged she was "not one hundred percent" as the French Open started.
Baum faces a big challenge at Schalke, who are on a run of 18 winless games since January 2020. The new Bundesliga season began with a heavy 8-0 defeat to Bayern Munich, followed by an uninspiring 3-1 loss to Werder Bremen, leaving Schalke with zero points and in last place in the table.
The game was played behind closed doors at the Menorah Mivtachim Arena in the coastal city of Tel Aviv.
The club, which has the most outstanding talents in European football, seems to be falling back into old behavior patterns despite their claim to outpace Bayern in the Bundesliga.
The Pole had a perfect season to score 55 goals in 47 matches, leading the Bavarians to win the treble of German Bundesliga, German Cup and UEFA Champions League. He was also top scorer in both the Bundesliga and the Champions League.
Saturday's last game saw Danny Ings' fifth-minute goal against one of his former clubs give Southampton a 1-0 win away to Burnley for their first win of the season. Enditem
Italian qualifier Lorenzo Giustino claimed his first tour-level win in a more than six-hour marathon match against Corentin Moutet. It came close to breaking the 16-year-old record for the longest match at Roland Garros.
On Sunday, Kipchoge led the Kenyan elite runners including world women marathon record holder Brigid Kosgei to London on private jet hired by London Marathon organizers to fly the athletes from Eldoret in northwest Kenya.
The use of new technology became a hot topic at the show, and more companies are trying to improve their products by using tech such as 5G and AI.
Celta meanwhile will put their faith in Aspas, who has already scored three goals this season and will be a handful for the Barca back line.
THE HAGUE, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Ajax and FC Barcelona on Thursday agreed on the transfer of American right back Sergino Dest to Barcelona.