The Serbian, who is seeking his 18th grand slam title, will face Colombia's Daniel Elahi Galan in the next round.
PARIS, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- The "King of Clay" Rafael Nadal completed another overwhelming show at the French Open as the Spaniard romped to a 6-1, 6-0, 6-3 win over world No. 236 Mackenzie McDonald.
He asked the Ministry of Sports to redouble its efforts in re-convening major sporting events that were postponed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Paco Alcacer put Villarreal ahead after 12 minutes and although Edgar Mendez took advantage of a bad mistake from home keeper Sergio Asenjo 10 minutes before half-time, Gerard Moreno's VAR-assisted penalty allowed Villarreal to retake the lead on the stroke of half-time.
Second seed Nadal will face Italy's Stefano Travaglia in the round of 32. The latter survived a five-set thriller against Japan's Nishikori Kei to advance 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (7), 4-6, 6-2.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Shanghai Shenhua beat Henan Jianye 2-0 in the 14th round to secure a top eight spot in the Chinese Super League (CSL) on Sunday.
This is Zhou's second season in Formula 2, with the 21-year-old having finished the 2019 season in seventh place as the series' top rookie. The Shanghai-born driver is currently eighth in the 2020 standings with four races still to run. Enditem
However, there was also good news.
The Spaniard will next take on 18th seed Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria, who beat Slovakia's world number 102 Andrej Martin 6-4, 7-6, 6-1.
The announcement came less than a day after Botafogo's 2-1 home defeat to Bahia, a result that left them 19th in the 20-team league standings with just one win from 12 matches.
Ronaldo's penalty in the 44th minute wiped out Veretout's spot-kick, just two minutes before the Frenchman restored the lead for the Giallorossi.