But he tightened up again when it came time to serve for the championship, allowing Thiem to break back.
"I don't think we could have done any better tonight," Tuchel told Canal, "I was happy with the first half we had. We controlled the game completely, and we had possession."
The drill was jointly carried out by the Red Cross societies in Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei.
"There is no place for racism in football but I don't think so," Villas-Boas said, "We will look at it later."
David Kimuli, a sports fan, told Xinhua in a recent interview that despite the little resources invested in sports, local athletes continue to prove that a lot more can be achieved if more is invested.
CONMEBOL said the statute of limitations had elapsed after one year, meaning the 33-year-old would be available for the clash at La Bombonera in Buenos Aires on October 8. Argentina will visit Bolivia for another qualifier five days later.
Melichar said: "Before the match, I told my coach I was prepared for a 7-6 in the third set. Obviously I'm thrilled we won 7-6 in the third. You always wish that it's easier, but we fought our hearts out."
The tournament, attracting more than 800 primary and secondary school students, will last for about half a month and roll out more than 90 matches. It is the first sports competition for the school students of Guiyang this year.
"We are disappointed at this unfair judgement as it discriminates against female athletes who happen to have higher testosterone levels in their bodies," said Tsepo Mhlongo, DA Shadow Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture.
AFC said in a separate statement that it had received notification from Al Wahda of United Arab Emirates that the club is unable to travel to Qatar to compete in the AFC Champions League West Zone matches where they currently occupy second place in Group A after several members of the club tested positive for COVID-19.
It was the debut for Bratislava's new coach Darko Milanic who just signed with the team on Monday.