Bratislava's budget is significantly smaller this season and the team from Slovakia's capital city got considerably younger with only three players older than 25 years and features only three foreign names.
Next up for Halep is another 19-year-old youngster, Iga Swiatek of Poland, whom Halep defeated in the round of 16 here last year.
MADRID, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- Athletic Club Bilbao have agreed a deal with Italian Serie A side Torino to sign 25-year-old winger Alex Berenguer.
BUENOS AIRES, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- Goalkeepers Franco Armani and Esteban Andrada were Sunday among five locally based players added to Argentina's squad for their opening 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Ecuador and Bolivia.
LANZHOU, China, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- Niche sports, such as archery, racquetball and go-karting, are among the most popular holiday entertainments to young people in China during the National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival holiday.
Judging through her stats, it seemed that Fang has undergone a seamless connection from university to the professional league. Still, the hopeful had something to say about the vast difference between the two leagues.
BEIJING, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- Chinese talent Sun Yingsha will replace teammate Zhu Yuling to compete at the ITTF Women's World Cup following the latter's withdrawal, according to player updates announced by the world table tennis governing body on Tuesday.
Jiangsu played a more aggressive game in Tuesday's faceoff with Shanghai, which had led the championship group before the third round. In the 70th minute, Wu Chengshu received a pass from the left side and rifled an effort into the net, helping Jiangsu gain a 1-0 lead.
BEIJING, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) announced on Monday that the Chinese cities of Weihai and Zhengzhou will host the upcoming #RESTART series in November.
The Schalke coach's options seem limited due to financial uncertainty and the transfer window closing this Monday at midnight.
The ITTF has announced the #RESTART event series, including the Women's World Cup, Men's World Cup and Finals, all scheduled to be staged in China in November.