WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- Top seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia was disqualified from the US Open on Sunday after a tennis ball he hit in anger struck a female line judge in the neck.
"This whole situation has left me really sad and empty. I checked on the lines person and the tournament told me that thank God she is feeling ok. I'm extremely sorry to have caused her such stress. So unintended. So wrong," Djokovic said.
He is expected to be available for Porto's 2020-21 Primeira Liga season opener against Braga on September 19. Enditem
The Netherlands' Dafne Schippers was fastest in the women's 100m, while there was joy for Poland as Justyna Swiety-Ersetic won the 400m and Maria Andrejczyk was victorious in the women's javelin, throwing 65.70m to finish ahead of Lina Muze of Latvia and Croatia's Sara Kolak. Enditem
Earlier, Gabriel Barbosa came off the bench to fire defending champions Flamengo to a 2-1 home victory over Fortaleza.
Williams will take on Bulgaria's Tsvetana Pironkova, who overcame Alize Cornet of France 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-3 in another round of 16 match.
"I hope we can be among the top four teams in Asia. As a player I would like to go to the World Championships or the Olympic Games and get a medal at the Asian Championships," said Borhani.
"I got a slipstream, found a gap and timed my sprint perfectly," he said. "But this is more of a surprise than the last win."
British rider Adam Yates retained the yellow jersey and Peter Sagan took the green jersey.
"Water sports encourage people to embrace nature. It is particularly meaningful to let more people know about water sports and pay more attention to the Asian Games through this kind of activity," noted Meng, who is now head of the Water Sports Management Center of Zhejiang province.
Kosgei was later disqualified for infringement after she was found to have stepped on the rail.