Third seed Elina Svitolina cruised past 27th-seeded Ekaterina Alexandrova 6-4, 7-5 to advance to the next round. Argentinian qualifier Nadia Podoroska extended her stunning run on clay after the restart of the season, as the 23-year-old dispatched Anna Karolina Schmiedlova 6-3, 6-2 to become the first Argentinian women's player to reach the fourth round in Paris since 2011. Enditem
With the result, Dortmund now sits third in the table, whereas Freiburg suffered its first defeat and slipped to the 11th spot.
"Since then, I've made huge progress because I've played a few big matches, against Simona, against Caroline Wozniacki and Naomi Osaka, and I think it helped me a lot and now I feel like I can handle the pressure," Swiatek added.
"We are not a strong team, but we have shown our mentality and fighting spirit to make games more appealing, which is beneficial to the league," she said. Enditem
PSV beat Fortuna Sittard 2-0 in Eindhoven on Sunday and passed Ajax on the Eredivisie table. Donyell Malen opened the scoring on a pass from Eran Zahavi in the fifth minute. In the remainder of the first half, four PSV goals were disallowed by the VAR for different reasons, meaning the match remained tight until the final minutes. Noni Madueke sealed the result four minutes from time.
"We did well on defense," said Inner Mongolia coach Zheng Wei, also assistant coach of China's national team, adding the team still needs to build its chemistry through more game time.
Union gained momentum but missed the chance to extend the lead at the half-hour mark after Nico Schlotterbeck pulled wide from tight angle.
Leeds United and Manchester City producing a thrilling 1-1 draw which lived up to expectations in terms of entertainment and suspect defending.
"When it is necessary to change the venue, the ice quilts, protective boards and mobile wood floors can be quickly laid on the ice surface and converted into basketball or volleyball competition venues again. This innovation ensures the different competitions can be switched quickly in the shortest possible time," Xia Qiang said.
It was not the only stunning result of the weekend. Tottenham inflicted a humiliating 6-1 defeat on Manchester United at Old Trafford as the home side's defense imploded in a disastrous performance that Spurs exploited to the full.
"We are an experienced team and know that we can do well without very important players," Gareca told reporters. "We have to be mentally prepared and make sure we are focused from the very first minute of the first match."