His unexpected exit at the US Open didn't affect Djokovic's subsequent performance, as the 33-year-old clinched his 36th Masters title in Rome on Monday, defeating old rival Rafael Nadal.
Giustino beat Moutet 0-6, 7-6(7), 7-6(3), 2-6, 18-16 as the deciding set alone lasted three hours.
41-year-old Baum is expected to take over as soon as possible but at the latest before the following 14-day long league break due to the national team's games.
"To make things easier I told the players yesterday [Wednesday] that this was the right way to go," he added, suggesting the decision was of his own volition.
The second set became a lop-sided show for Shanghai, which built an 11-4 lead at the start before Liaoning fought back to cut the score 12-8. However, Shanghai gradually controlled the pace of the match and denied Liaoning a chance to rally back.
BERLIN, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Hoffenheim ended Bayern Munich's run of 32 unbeaten games after Andrej Kramaric was on target twice in a 4-1 win to ensure a perfect start to the season in the final match of the Bundesliga second round on Sunday.
Shanghai managed to turn a six-point deficit after the first quarter into a 10-point lead at the end of the first half, and never looked back afterwards.
The defender was then shown a direct red card in the 67th minute for bringing down Luka Jovic, when the striker looked to be through on goal to leave Betis with 10 men.
While the ASEAN automotive industry is clearly on its growth trend, Thailand has strong fundamentals as a leader in this industry and is regarded as one of the world's best location, said Zhang Jiaming, president of GWM ASEAN Operations. Enditem
Omar Al Soma (L) of Al Ahli Saudi FC vies with Abdullah Madu of Al Nassr during the AFC Champions League quarter-final match between Al Ahli Saudi FC and Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia at Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium in Doha, capital of Qatar, Sept. 30, 2020. Al Nassr won 2-0. (Photo by Nikku/Xinhua)
Barbosa was forced off with an ankle injury at half-time, and his replacement Henrique took his chance by netting twice in the space of 20 minutes.