TEHRAN, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Iran national women's volleyball team captain Maedeh Borhani said in a recent FIVB interview that she hopes her team can get a medal at the Asian Championship.
"He did well in the most time of this match, I think Han deserves a reward,"
In a rematch of their 2020 Australian Open quarterfinal, the second seed recovered from a 4-2 deficit in the opening set to overcome Jabeur. It's the first time Kenin has reached the fourth round at the US Open.
The Tricolor failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia and were dumped out of last year's Copa America in Brazil before the knockout phase.
The event attracted 39 contestants from all over the country. After taking off from an altitude of 360 meters, the athletes enjoyed the beautiful seaside scenery from a paraglider.
However, Nicolo Zaniolo's injury before the break cast a cloud over the Italians' victory. The Roma midfielder limped off in the first half following a collision with Donny van de Beek. Medical staff later confirmed that the 21-year-old had suffered "trauma" to his left knee and would undergo tests to "assess the full extent of the injury" when he returns to the Italian capital on Tuesday.
Zaniolo picked up an injury after a challenge with Donny van de Beek in the UEFA Nations League fixture between Italy and the Netherlands, and the result may cast a shadow on the star's future.
The second-tier league will take place behind closed doors. In the first session, the 18 teams will be divided into three groups, which will follow the traditional home-away round robin format.
Xie and her teammates want to enroll at universities on football scholarships.
Stephens went up a double break to carve out a 5-2 lead and served out the opening set in just 38 minutes. But Williams began to raise her game and served much better in the second set, lifting her first-serve percentage from 50 to 76 percent. By breaking twice, Williams won the second set to level the match.
"They feel that what is happening with the U.S. Government could create a negative precedent internationally that could be replicated and would jeopardize the entire global anti-doping system."