In Thursday's only other match, Sport Recife won 2-1 at Gremio thanks to goals either side of half-time from Patric Cabral and Iago Maidana. Pepe pegged a late goal back for the hosts. Enditem
Williams defeated Russia's Margarita Gasparyan 6-2, 6-4 while Kenin needed an hour and 22 minutes to maneuver past Canadian youngster Leylah Fernandez 6-4, 6-3.
In his video, despite saying "unhappy", Messi explained he would see out the last year of his deal because he would "never go to court" against the club. Enditem
La Liga issued a communique on August 30th, supporting FC Barcelona's assertion that the player would have to pay that quantity if he wants to leave the club (as he has stated he wants to do), while Messi's camp insist that a clause in the deal means the 33-year-old can leave for nothing this summer.
The second half saw more and more fierce attack from Jiangsu. After several shots from Brazilian striker Alex Teixeira Santos were saved by the goalkeeper, Dalian seemed to seal the victory. However, Joao Miranda managed to level the score for Jiangsu with a powerful header in the 81st minute, his first goal of the season.
Roglic holds a 21-second lead over Bernal going into Monday's first rest day thanks to the bonus time he collected at the top of the mountain and at the finish line. French rider Guillaume Martin ranks third, 28 seconds behind. Enditem
Both sides had chances to break the deadlock in the first half but missed them all. Shanghai Shenhua midfielder Cao Yunding's left-footed shot hit the post in the seventh minute. Shenzhen almost scored the opener in the last minutes going into the halftime break when Ole Selnaes' free kick was also denied by the crossbar.
In Paris, France came from behind to repeat their triumph in the final of the 2018 World Cup, beating Croatia 4-2, despite the absence of striker Kylian Mbappe.
The two friendlies will be played within the perspective for the resumption of the AFCON 2021 qualifiers to be staged in 2022 in Cameroon.
CTTA President Liu Guoliang called "it very significant that the ITTF has chosen China as the host to restart competitions after what has been an extremely challenging year for our sport."
"It's not every day you lead the Tour de France so I'm not going to throw it away, I want to keep it for as long as possible."