"I'm very happy. It was a great match, I didn't make any mistakes. Casper is a really great player, very attractive to play, I think there were many good rallies, it was a good match from both of us," said the recently-crowned US Open champion.
"Chile is always a very difficult opponent. Every time a new qualifying tournament begins there are different expectations. I'm seeing some new faces and also a few old ones. There are several players that have already had a lot of international experience," he added. Enditem
Xinhua looks at some of the major talking points ahead of Thursday's opening day of fixtures in CONMEBOL's road to Qatar 2022.
American Sara Hall, who sprinted to surpass world champion Ruth Chepngetich in the last meters, finished second in 2:22:01. Chepngetich from Kenya completed the race four seconds later.
PARIS, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Defending champion Rafael Nadal romped into the semifinals of the French Open in the early hours of Wednesday with a late-night win over Italy's Jannik Sinner.
Five Dongguan players scored in the double-digits. Dilana Dilishati had 19 points and eight boards. Shen Yi scored 18 points and dished out eight assists.
The 2014 world champion has been hit with full vigour by the unpleasant effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bolivia have not qualified for the World Cup since 1994, when they were eliminated in the group stage in the United States. Their only other appearances in the competition came in 1930 and 1950. Enditem
Farias' task has been made more difficult by the ongoing suspension of Bolivia's first division because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Elsewhere Villarreal's Gerard Moreno retains his place in the squad after an excellent start to the season, as does FC Barcelona's Ansu Fati, who scored in the 4-0 defeat against the Ukraine a month ago. Meanwhile Mikel Oyarzabal is also recalled after he too had to drop out in September after testing positive for COVID-19.
"We are not a strong team, but we have shown our mentality and fighting spirit to make games more appealing, which is beneficial to the league," she said. Enditem