"I have come to the difficult decision to skip the clay court swing this year and will be taking the remainder of the season off to focus on my health and my training," the world number seven said.
Chinese naturalized player Ai Kesen, known as Elkeson in Brazil, put the Guangzhou side 1-0 ahead in the 14th minute with a penalty kick.
Andreescu beat American player Serena Williams at Flushing Meadows 12 months ago to become Canada's first Grand Slam singles champion. She had earlier been forced to skip the defence of her US Open crown due to her injury. Enditem
Bologna went a player down in the dying minutes as Mitchell Dijks saw red after his second yellow card for getting a fistful of Alexis Saelemaekers' shirt. Enditem
For its part, Femexfut said it hoped to set up a clash against another opponent on September 30.
"Obviously going into a different culture, a different country, I've had to grow up as a person, never mind a footballer," said Bale, whose time at Real Madrid turned sour over the past 18 months, with the press and fans turning against him after a continuing series of injuries.
This Friday saw Messi publish a 'goodbye' letter of Suarez, his friend and strike partner for the past six seasons, who this week signed for Atletico Madrid after scoring 198 goals for the club.
Bakambu (C) of Beijing Sinobo Guoan vies for the ball during the 13th round match between Shanghai SIPG and Beijing Sinobo Guoan at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Suzhou Division in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 25, 2020. (Xinhua/Ji Chunpeng)
In Rio de Janeiro, Botafogo recorded their seventh draw in 10 matches this season after a goalless affair with Santos at the Olympic stadium. The result left Botafogo 18th and Santos seventh.
The Brazilian, who was so important to Madrid last season, was surprisingly left out of the starting 11 a week ago, although he did play the last 20 minutes and it will be interesting to see how Zidane deals with the situation.
Non-Japanese athletes should have tests within 72 hours before departure for Japan in their own country or region and will be tested again upon their arrival in Japan, according to the measures released after a joint meeting by Tokyo 2020, the Japanese government and the Tokyo metropolitan government.