"It was anybody's game really for a set and a half. I made some breaks and then obviously after winning the second set I felt more comfortable. I was returning better, I started to read his serve better, and I was pleased with my serve. Overall, it was a very good test, and I am happy to get through," said Djokovic, who is bidding to capture his fourth US Open trophy and 18th Grand Slam title.
TEHRAN, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Tractor Sazi beat Esteghlal FC 3-2 on Thursday to win Iran's Hazfi Cup for the second time in the soccer club's history.
Duan Liuyu sent a long-distance shot off the cross-bar in the 45th minute, while Marouane Fellaini saw his header hit the post in frustration in the 61st minute. Enditem
BUDAPEST, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- Hungary's Attila Valter won the Tour de Hongrie cycling race on Wednesday, beating American and Australian rivals.
"We'll see what happens; we have plenty of time in this transfer window and a couple of others as well. Time will tell," commented the forward, who added "the decision is in Real Madrid's hands."
But things didn't go as organisers may have expected.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- Uruguay international midfielder Giorgian de Arrascaeta netted a brace as reigning champions Flamengo beat Bahia 5-3 in Brazil's Serie A championship on Wednesday.
Chinese fans are fond of the football played by German clubs, he said. "The Bundesliga is big in China," Klein commented.
As the match progressed, Joachim Low's men retreated with their narrow lead and kept all their men behind the ball.
Larsen later became president of Badminton Europe in 2010 before being elected BWF president in 2013. He was reelected as BWF president in 2017. Enditem
PARIS, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Astana's Alexey Lutsenko took one of the biggest victories of his career on Thursday as he took his first stage win at the Tour de France, beating second-placed Jesus Herrada by 55 seconds in the 191km-ride from Le Teil to Mont Aigoual.