The 18-year-old reeled in her American opponent 6-4, 6-2 in 79 minutes to set up a second-round qualifying meeting with local player Tessah Andrianjafitri, a 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 winner over Spain's Nuria Parrizas.
The striker Mehdi Ghaedi and the midfielder Ali Karimi gave a 2-0 lead for the Iranian side in the first half. Cheick Diabate scored the third goal with a header in the 54th minute.
Bach is also optimistic that vaccines could be available in the first half of 2021 after consulting medical experts from the World Health Organization.
ROME, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Novak Djokovic won a record 36th Masters crown as he beat Diego Schwartzman in the men's final of the ATP Italian Open on Monday.
"After extensive conversations about holding a men's national team camp in October, we ultimately determined the unique challenges created by COVID-19 as it relates to hosting international opponents and getting our players together wouldn't allow us to move forward," US men's national team general manager Brian McBride said.
Granada were last season's surprise package with a seventh place finish qualifying them for Europe for the first time in the club's history and the first week of this season implies their second campaign could be just as good.
The organizers also highlighted that reviews will take place after each test event, which would help formulate better working and contingency plans amid the pandemic.
BERLIN, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- RB Leipzig have sealed the deal with Crystal Palace striker Alexander Sorloth from Norway, the Bundesliga club announced in an official statement via the club's homepage on Tuesday.
Mexico are currently 11th in the FIFA rankings while Guatemala are 130th. Enditem
Bach reiterated that the sports world needs to "work diligently and comprehensively" to take the right decisions because nobody can predict what will happen in the next 10 months.
A month has passed since then and the game will be a good test of Liverpool's ability to defend their title after beating Chelsea a week ago and also of how much Arsenal have improved under Mikel Arteta. Enditem