The ITTF announced a restart plan earlier this month, with the Women's World Cup, the Men's World Cup and the ITTF Finals to be staged in November. Enditem
Garcia will be expected to get results but with a squad that looks much weaker than last season that looks difficult; what the former Watford boss desperately needs is a positive start in Sunday's derby at home to Levante.
4. Starting where they finished in Granada
The 2020 CBSL run from August 27 to September 14 in Chengdu. Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, all games were played behind closed doors. Enditem
Hoeness indicated Bayern is ready to go the hard way and keep both performers, risking to lose them after this season without a transfer fee. Bayern is demanding 30 million euros for Thiago.
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."
Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum (R) is dispossessed by Leeds United's Kalvin Phillips during the English Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Leeds United FC at Anfield in Liverpool, Britain, Sept. 12, 2020. (Xinhua)
Jena almost caught Bremen flat footed but custodian Pavlenka was on guard to defuse Rene Eckhardt's effort on target.
Thiem then found himself 6-5 ahead and it was his turn to serve for the championship. However, like Zverev moments earlier, Thiem failed to clinch the match and it went to a tie-break.
The next mixed doubles game saw Zhang Wen/Wei Yaxin edge Zhou Haodong/Lin Xin to help Hunan take the lead. However, Zhejiang leveled again after Huang Yuxiang swept Wang Zhengxing in the men's singles.
The region's qualifiers are scheduled to begin in October, more than six months later than originally planned because of the global health crisis.