"We grew up playing together. (Rublev) has improved a lot ... It is very important for me to take this opportunity and fight harder this time, maybe do something better, " said Tsitsipas, who has lost all the two previous encounters on the Tour with Rublev as the recent one was just eight days ago at Hamburg Open final.
BERLIN, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- Union Berlin took their first win of the season, hammering Mainz 4-0 in the Bundesliga's third round of matches on Friday.
Xinhua looks at some of the major talking points ahead of Thursday's opening day of fixtures in CONMEBOL's road to Qatar 2022.
Next up for the 33-year-old is Russia's world No. 16 Karen Khachanov. Djokovic owns a 3-1 lead in the head-to-head record against Khachanov but the latter won the pair's previous encounter in Paris - at the 2018 Paris Masters when the Russian claimed a straight-set win in the final to clinch the biggest title of his career until now.
Shaanxi's Chen Yanyu was an assist shy of a triple-double with 21 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists. Li weighed in with 19 points.
"I'm sure that I can make many layups on the university basketball court, but here, when opponents inflicted huge pressure on me, my chance of doing that will be much lower."
Shanghai will face Shaanxi on Sunday, while Tianjin's opponents on Monday will be Jiangsu. Enditem
After Zhou Yuyan and Ma Yufang quickly erased Shanghai's deficit in the second quarter, Zhang shone on the offensive end, scoring seven points in a row to earn Shanghai their first lead since tip-off. Shanghai outscored Tianjin 24-8 in a 10-minute span to lead 43-33 at half-time.
Elche and Huesca drew a game between two newly promoted sides 0-0, although Huesca will feel they did enough to take all three points as Elche failed to shoot on target all game.
"I think I played a really good match. I was very aggressive. I knew from last year I had to change something, so I really wanted to be better than last year and definitely, I was today," said the world No. 2.
The Buenos Aires giants confirmed the move via a brief statement on social media, in which they wished Marcone "many successes in this new stage".