"I feel like every day I'm on a new journey, and in this tournament in particular and this year," Williams said. "So I feel really good. I feel like I'm on that journey and I'm going in the right direction."
"I personally feel like it's an obligation to qualify," the 58-year-old Argentinian told reporters. "I play to win and I don't take losing particularly well."
Cedric Bakambu continued his goal-scoring form and broke the deadlock in the 23rd minute, as he sent Zhang Yuning's pinpoint through ball into the bottom corner.
The Iranian men's team, which has superstars like Saeid Marouf and Seyed Mousavi, is one of the leading powers of international volleyball. On the women's side, the country has also been progressing fast in recent years.
Zverev will play against Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain, who edged past Canadian player Denis Shapovalov 3-6, 7-6(5), 7-6(4), 0-6, 6-3 in another quarterfinal match. Enditem
"My body condition is not a hundred percent, but I'm training every day. I'm giving my best, so that I can help my team as fast as possible," said the former top scorer in Germany's third-tier league.
Huagun, a popular activity among the elderly people in China, consists of three sticks about 60cm long. When playing Huagun, people use the two sticks in each hand to hit different parts of the third stick to change the trajectory of the stick, so as to achieve the purpose of exercising.
Belgium swept Iceland 5-1 at home to lead Group 2 with two wins, and Denmark drew 0-0 with England as both teams failed to create good chances. Enditem
Joining them on the list are Japanese Harimoto Tomokazu and Niwa Koki, and Timo Boll from Germany.
“Three straight wins definitely is a great achievement. It’s an incredible start for my professional career,” said Yin. “Last week, Chris Feng, the [China LPGA Tour] operations director, said step on the gas and try to win back-to-back. I said I wanted three straight wins. He said no one ever did that. I’m really happy I did it today. I proved that.”
"I feel satisfied with my performance after the first seven rounds. I tried my best to earn points for my team in every game. As young players, we should seize the opportunities to improve ourselves through such games," said Li Shipei, who rallied from two sets down to win in the men's singles, securing the victory for Ruichang.