The defending champions, who had lost their first two games of the new season, have now bounced back with four consecutive wins to move up to second place.
"It's been long ride definitely. Everything came to my mind when I had my whole family, people who I loved to help me through the tough, tough time," said Kvitova. "I was just playing in the Philippe Chatrier, it was such nice to win the match and to be in the quarterfinal."
The 51-year-old coach replaced interim coach Majid Namjoo Motlagh on the Tehran-based team.
Ruben Dias made his debut for Manchester City, but Pep Guardiola's team still needs to improve in defense to have any chance of battling for the title.
The former NHL player Marko Dano, who returned home to play ice hockey in Slovakia, led the scoring department with two goals and one assist and guided his teammates to a convincing 5-2 victory. Enditem
MADRID, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- The fifth round of matches in Spain's La Liga takes us into the international break after a frantic three weeks of football. Here are some things we learned in Spain this weekend.
Yang Xiaolong, the head of the local culture bureau, said that Ziyuan has been actively promoting "sports-plus-tourism". Enditem
The 2020-21 season will be played behind closed doors in a bubble, with all participants undergoing isolated management to ensure their safety.
The 19-year-old rising star wasted three set points when she took a 5-3 lead in the first set and stormed to 40-0 in the ninth game. But Zhang battled back and held the serve before breaking Burel's in the tenth to level the score at 5-5.
Alba had to limp off in the 74th minute and was replaced by new signing Sergino Dest, who played on the left of the Barca defense, despite being right-footed.
The first 45 minutes were entertaining, but after the break Barca began to look fatigued. Ronald Koeman made several changes, bringing Francisco Trincao, Pedri and Miralem Pjanic into the action, while Sergino Dest made his debut for the injured Jordi Alba. Despite Trincao having a late shot saved, Barca didn't do enough to win, while Sevilla looked happy with a point.