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.
“Three straight wins definitely is a great achievement. It’s an incredible start for my professional career,” said Yin. “Last week, Chris Feng, the [China LPGA Tour] operations director, said step on the gas and try to win back-to-back. I said I wanted three straight wins. He said no one ever did that. I’m really happy I did it today. I proved that.”
Awaiting him in the next round is 20th seed Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain.
"This is my duty to know my team's weaknesses since I don't want to waste my time," the Croat added.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly all international sports events including table tennis came to a grinding halt early in the year.
The 2020 Women's World Cup is scheduled from November 8 to November 10.
Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori has said that the delayed Tokyo Olympics could not be held next year if the COVID-19 pandemic continues as it is. He also said that the Games will have to be canceled if it could not be held next year.
PSG's sporting director Leonardo has hit out at the FFF for the manner in which he discovered that Mbappe had tested positive.
If Quintero's transfer to Shenzhen materializes, he will be the second Colombian in the team's squad, joining forward Harold Preciado.
The first set was dominated by the world No. 13, but Cirstea hung tough in the second and pinched it in the tiebreak. After that, Cirstea never looked back.
"We are waiting for the health ministry to give us an answer, because having the players quarantined for 14 days, when they return from Mexico, is not possible for the clubs," FEDEFUT president Rodolfo Villalobos was quoted as saying by newspaper El Universal.