Second seed Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic also met little trouble in her 6-4, 6-3 win over Russia's Anna Blinkova.
In the opening game, the Viola scored the winner in the 78th minute as Gaetano Castrovilli tapped in from Federico Chiesa's assist.
Talavera's return to the international fold comes after a series of impressive performances for Pumas UNAM, whom he joined from their Liga MX rivals Toluca in July.
World Athletics issued a statement on Wednesday to support the decisions of the court. "Whilst we are disappointed this happened in our sport, we are grateful for the strong and clear decisions that have been taken against the individuals involved and charged with these crimes, and we would like to ensure that similar actions by individuals can never happen again in our sport," the statement noted. Enditem
"The area that was replanted a month ago is excellent and responding very well," the Globo newspaper quoted Braga as saying on Monday. "If we repeat the same procedure the next change is going be a success," he added. Enditem
XI'AN, China, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Chinese powerhouses Beijing Guoan and Shanghai SIPG are through to the Chinese Football Association(CFA) Cup last 16 round on Saturday.
Torrent, who replaced Jorge Jesus as the Rubro-Negro head coach in August, has endured a tempestuous start to his spell at the Rio de Janeiro club.
New Betis coach Manuel Pellegrini made his presence felt as his side defended much better than they did last season in their 1-0 win away to Alaves last week, while Valladolid were slightly unlucky to only draw 1-1 at home with Real Sociedad.
Both SIPG and Zall started the game aggressively, but neither side managed a goal in the first half. SIPG broke the deadlock in the 59th minute when Australian striker Marko Arnautovic jumped to find the net with a power header. 11 minutes later, Australian midfielder Aaron Mooy scored his first goal in the CSL for SIPG and extended the lead to 2-0.
LONDON, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Liverpool have agreed a fee of around 45 million pounds (58 million US dollars) to sign Portuguese forward Diogo Jota from Wolves just 24 hours after completing the signing of midfielder Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich.
Alaba's management and father are accused of spreading lies about the central after former Bayern president Uli Hoeness called Alaba's agent Pini Zahavi, a "mercenary piranha."