Two-time Wimbledon winner Kvitova produced more winners in the match (28-23) but also committed more unforced errors (31-20) than her younger opponent.
The female world 1,500m and 10,000m champion Sifa Hassan from Netherland and Yomif Kejelcha of Ethiopian will contest the 10,000m and 5,000m respectively. Enditem
"It is crazy. Two years ago I won a junior Grand Slam and now I'm here. It feels like such a short time. I'm so overwhelmed," added the 2018 Wimbledon junior champion.
Sichuan completed another lop-sided victory by thrashing Fujian 89-63 on Thursday. Shao Ting scored six points in the first quarter, including two fast break baskets in a row, to help Sichuan take a double-figure lead after the first quarter expired.
The attacking midfielder is the top Serie A scorer this term with 12 goals from 13 outings, four more than second-placed Marinho of Santos.
The team, led by manager Oscar Tabarez, held its third training session on Wednesday afternoon at the Uruguay Celeste Complex, with a full roster of 23 players.
BARRANQUILLA, Colombia, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Veteran striker Radamel Falcao said Thursday he still has plenty to offer Colombia's national team as he prepares for his fourth World Cup qualifying campaign.
JERUSALEM, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- The Czech Republic beat Israel 2-1 on the road on Sunday in Group B2 of the UEFA's Nations League.
"More than a year has passed. Through Tai Chi practice, the children have significantly improved their physical coordination and flexibility," said Zhu Yanqing, the principal of the Liling Special Education School.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar is a doubt for Brazil's opening 2022 World Cup qualifier against Bolivia because of a back problem, the Selecao team's doctor Rodrigo Lasmar said on Wednesday.
PARIS, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Greece's fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas has done everything and gave all out in a nearly-four-hour match against world No. 1 Novak Djokovic, saving match points and clawing back from 0-2 down to earn a deciding set, but all denied by a dominating top seed in the decider as the Serbian secured a 6-3, 6-2, 5-7, 4-6, 6-1 semifinal victory to advance his fifth French Open final.