In the women's singles, fourth seed Osaka survived a ding-dong battle against Kostyuk to emerge victorious 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-2 after two hours and 33 minutes.
"It was full gas all the way today, from start to finish there were anxious moments," said Yates.
"All the players have to stay in the two hotels booked by organizers without exception."
The boycott triggered by bonus payments saw the Union clamp down hard on the dissenting players and coaches which led to the dismissal of Simiyu, a former national captain of the sevens and 15s formats of the game.
On Friday, Piatek played 63 minutes against the Netherlands in Amsterdam. Poland lost 1-0 after Steven Bergwijn's goal. Enditem
Stephens went up a double break to carve out a 5-2 lead and served out the opening set in just 38 minutes. But Williams began to raise her game and served much better in the second set, lifting her first-serve percentage from 50 to 76 percent. By breaking twice, Williams won the second set to level the match.
Cruz's first match in charge will be an away clash against last-placed Atletico San Luis on Tuesday. Enditem
Mousa Dembele (2nd L) of Guangzhou R&F competes during the 10th round match between Henan Jianye and Guangzhou R&F at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Dalian Division in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Sept. 8, 2020. (Xinhua/Long Lei)
According to Du Zuofeng, deputy director of the Co-Host Cities Department of the organizers, the online activities (launched in July as part of the two-year countdown celebration) which encouraged people to upload their exercising record, was a big hit, engaging 310,000 people nationwide with a total of 21.72 million kilometers covered.
Leon are now a point clear of second-placed Cruz Azul, who will have the chance to regain top spot when they visit Atlas on Saturday.
"We hope that both sides can reach an agreement and everything can be made official," he told reporters at Ezeiza international airport. The former Porto midfielder said he was traveling to Miami for personal matters.