Djokovic beat his fellow Serb Filip Krajinovic 7-6 (7), 6-3, while Nadal won 6-1, 6-3 against Dusan Lajovic, also of Serbia.
Newcastle United also won away from home, defeating West Ham United 2-0 with goals from debutants Callum Wilson and Jeff Hendrick, and Crystal Palace made light of a lengthy injury list to beat Southampton 1-0 at Selhurst Park thanks to Wilfried Zaha's strike. Enditem
Huang was not the only one who set a personal best on the first day of the Chinese National Athletics Championships. Liu Shiying also refreshed her personal best in women's javelin with 67.29m, beating world silver medalist Lyu Huihui in the last round.
DOHA, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Al-Ahli Saudi FC of Saudi Arabia became the first team to reach the 2020 AFC Champions League round of 16, with a late Marko Marin goal earning them a 1-0 win over Iraq's Al-Shorta in Group A on Monday.
Jota is Liverpool's third signing this summer, following Spanish midfielder Thiago Alcantara and Greek defender Kostas Tsimikas.
Maccabi now face Austrian champions Red Bull Salzburg over two legs, to be played on September 22 in Israel, and on September 30 in Austria.
The visitors caught a bright start to the second half though as Robin Quaison's perfectly timed through ball allowed Jean-Philippe Mateta to halve the deficit against the run of the game in the 48th minute.
"I'm very lucky to get through, I didn't play very well," Gilbert was quoted by the tournament's website.
Sawe, who started jumping while still a student at Itigo Secondary School in Kosirai in the expansive Rift Valley region, first represented Kenya at the African Athletics Championship in Porto Novo, Benin in 2012 where he won a bronze medal.
To be the first to win the national double a third consecuitive time in the league's history might be a driving thought for the titleholder.
BEIJING, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Olympic 20km race walk champion Liu Hong made her season debut on Sunday, beating world champion Yang Jiayu to win the women's title at the 2020 Chinese Race Walk Championships in Taian, Shandong province.