It might be of help for Loew that 11 players in his squad are on the books of top European clubs. Besides that, Loew can count on an axis of Bayern's new generation, such as Joshua Kimmich and Leon Goretzka.
"Government should invest more in sports so that more medals are won and the country gets good branding out of it," said Kimuli.
Williams said: "I tried to stay calm and be more serene after the loss of the first set. I knew it was important for me just to keep trying, just to keep going."
Meanwhile, playing in front of empty stands (for the opening months of the campaign at least) once again promises to make a mockery of home advantage and make games much harder to predict.
"I think we have to hold the Games at any cost," the five-time Olympian said. "I want to concentrate all our efforts on measures against the coronavirus."
In other games in the top-tier League A, Portugal beat Croatia 4-1 thanks to goals by Joao Cancelo, Diogo Jota, Joao Felix and Andre Silva. Portugal were missing Cristiano Ronaldo, who was out because of a toe infection.
It was Atletico's fourth win from six matches this campaign and lifted Jorge Sampaoli's side to third in the 20-team standings, four points behind leaders Internacional.
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.
"I have a good impression about China. It's different from what you hear in Europe," Onuegbu said.
Five hundred canoeing-lovers, led by famous athletes and representatives from all walks of life, set off from the Qiantang River in Hangzhou, and carried the relay through the waters of Qiandao Lake, the Xin'an River and Fuchun River in several counties of the city. In each part, 19 people played the role of leading navigator, symbolizing the 19th Asian Games.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- Fifth seed Alexander Zverev from Germany said he was "in shock" after top seed Novak Djokovic was defaulted from the US Open on Sunday.