Earlier, sixth seed Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic edged past Ukraine's Kateryna Kozlova 7-6 (3), 6-2, and eighth seed Petra Martic of Croatia beat fellow Ukrainian Kateryna Bondarenko 6-3, 6-4 to also advance into third round. Enditem
WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- Top seed Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic suffered a surprise defeat to France's Caroline Garcia in the second round of the US Open on Wednesday.
In other matches on Wednesday, Ceara beat local rivals Fortaleza 1-0, Atletico Goianiense drew 1-1 at Fluminense, Corinthians won 2-1 at Goias and Bragantino drew 1-1 at Athletico Paranaense. Enditem
"This is my duty to know my team's weaknesses since I don't want to waste my time," the Croat added.
Klein is expecting the many young talents to continue their performance. He mentioned Dortmund's Erling Haaland as one of the examples next to Jadon Sancho.
Photos of Bale in the stands in those games showed the forward looking bored and willing to show that boredom by appearing to be half asleep at times, knowing he would not play.
In women's singles, top seed Pliskova of the Czech Republic was upset by France's Caroline Garcia in the second round.
"It was a delight to wear yellow. Hopefully I'll keep for a few more days. Let's first see how it goes tomorrow."
"I was really focused each game and each point. Especially against top players, one point can make the difference. So I had to stay very calm and keep going," the world number 50 added.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- Men's top seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia survived a first set scare to beat Britain's Kyle Edmund 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 in the second round of the US Open, while women's top seed Karolina Pliskova suffered an early exit on Wednesday.
Luneng, who lost to Dalian Pro 1-0 in the last round, hit the woodwork twice during the game against Suning.