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.
But it was another nightmare weekend for Ferrari on their home turf. Before Leclerc's accident, his teammate Vettel had become the first retirement of the race, pulling off with brake failure on lap six after having qualified a lowly 17th.
The top 16 world-ranked male and top 16 world-ranked female players will participate in the ITTF Finals, with a cap of four players for every association.
Sam Larsson (L) of Dalian FC competes for a header during the 10th round match between Dalian FC and Jiangsu Suning at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Dalian Division in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Sept. 8, 2020. (Xinhua/Pan Yulong)
Players will be tested "upon their arrival and will receive their accreditation as soon as the first negative test is returned," Forget said.
"It's a great result for Wolf because in my first four majors I only won one match," Medvedev said. "In his first one he has already won two, so I'm sure he's going to be climbing up the rankings and playing good."
The new fixtures will be held between November 2020 and March 2021. Enditem
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."
In another friendly match, Senegal will face Mauritania at Lat-Dior Stadium of Thies, 70 km east of Dakar.
Both sides have won their past two matches, and were eager to continue the run of good form. Venezuelan striker Salomon Rondon caught a long pass from Zhang Chong and made a quick shot in the 23rd minute, helping Dalian take the lead for the first half.
"It was a good day for the team as some favourites from the GC lost time too," said Van Aert.