The home side almost grabbed a winner in the dying seconds, only to see Zahavi's last-ditch effort cannon off the post.
"He's one of the big champions of the last decade, one of the very few active players, who won a Grand Slam tournament here in New York," Thiem said of Cilic. "Even though he's not on the top of his game, he's always dangerous for a deep run in these big tournaments. He's not a guy I want to face in the third round as he's a former champion. On a good day, he can beat anybody. It's going to be a real tough one." Enditem
The women's long jump event saw teenager Qin Huiling better her PB by three times to land the victory at 6.37m. Zeng Rui also renewed her life-time best to win the women's triple jump title at 14.10m, while Fang Yaoqing won the men's triple jump at 16.88m. Enditem
BEIJING, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is hopeful that Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2022 can proceed in good order despite the disruption caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic.
Djokovic's exit means there will be a first-time Grand Slam champion in the men's draw, with Zverev among the contenders at Flushing Meadows.
Mbappe is the seventh PSG player to test positive for COVID-19. The Ligue 1 champions last week reported six confirmed cases, whom French media L'Equipe said are Neymar, Mauro Icardi, Marquinhos, Angel Di Maria, Leandro Paredes and Keylor Navas. All six had holidayed on the Spanish island of Ibiza after the Champions League final against Bayern Munich on August 23.
Behind the top three, Norris took fourth ahead of an out of sorts Bottas, who looked off the pace all day and appeared to suffer with handling and overheating problems.
The Bayern defender refers to the fact that most of Germany's new faces have known each other for many years, having played in the same club or Germany's youth teams.
The Guangdong team ranked first in the group dressage competition on Friday, followed by Tibet. Jiangsu took third place.
Four-time CBSL champion Qingdao then took straight wins in the women's singles, women's doubles and men's singles, before Anhui defended some honor in the men's doubles as Liu Yi/Zhou Ziyi cruised past Guo Xinwa/Yu Jiajia 11-8, 11-8, 11-8.
"This team have given me so much, my first chance, my first podium and my first win. It is just an amazing day."