Thepchaiya Un-Nooh and Anthony McGill both received a bye to the second round. Enditem
Another game on Friday saw Henan rallied to the end and claimed a 95-90 victory over Zhejiang. Henan center Zhang Lingge scored a game-high 27 points and hauled down 10 rebounds. Enditem
The Spaniard rewrote history again in Paris after sweeping old rival and top seed Novak Djokovic 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 in the men's singles final on Sunday, lifting his 13th La Coupe des Mousquetaires and equaling Roger Federer's men's all-time record of winning 20 Grand Slam singles titles.
The top four teams at the end of the South American zone's 18-round qualifying tournament will earn an automatic place at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The fifth-ranked side will advance to an intercontinental playoff over two legs. Enditem
"We cannot wait to celebrate our NBA title with our fans," the Lakers tweeted Monday afternoon when the team returned to the city from Florida. "After consulting with the City and the County, we all agree that a joyful and inclusive public celebration will take place as soon as it is safe to do so. In the meantime, thank you again, Lakers Nation, for your support!"
Brazil will also play Peru in another World Cup qualifier in Lima next Tuesday. Enditem
The first half produced only one solid chance when Slovakia's Ondrej Duda tested visiting goalkeeper Darren Randolph in the final minute.
The tables turned 10 minutes later when the Irish were in a similar situation and beat Slovakia goalkeeper Marek Rodak but Juraj Kucka deflected the ball away to safety.
Playing with bench players on the court, Sichuan didn't surrender its advantage, extending it to 25 points at the break.
"I am overjoyed to get this chance in free practice. The fact my first participation in a Formula one weekend will take place in front of my home audience at the Nurburgring makes this moment even more special," the 'little Schumacher' stated.
Japan hosted the world championships twice, in Tokyo in 1991 and Osaka in 2007. Enditem