"It was beyond my imagination. I had thought the best result would be around 55.8 seconds," said Zhang.
Kenyatta said Kenya's athletes will add new pages to the country's long and celebrated history as a sporting powerhouse.
PARIS, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Italian teenager Jannick Sinner made his Roland-Garros debut with an impressive 7-5, 6-0, 6-3 win over 11th seed David Goffin on Sunday, while women's top seed Simona Halep celebrated her 29th birthday with a straight-set victory over Spaniard Sara Sorribes Tormo.
The match between Sinner and Goffin was the first match under the new roof on Court Philippe-Chatrier, as the first day of this year's French Open turned out to be a stormy one.
She should have won the first set when she was up 5-1 and had a set point, which TV replay showed she had converted it with a dropshot as Siegemund failed to return it before it had bounced twice. But the umpire Eva Asderaki did not rule the point in Mladenovic's favor.
In Saturday's other fixtures, Atalanta dominated Torino 4-2, while newly-promoted Benevento stunned Sampdoria 3-2. Enditem
"This also reflects the ever-increasing international appeal of table tennis, which is extremely pleasing to see as we continue to work hard to make the sport more global in the future," he added.
NAIROBI, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday reiterated his government's commitment to upgrading sporting facilities in the country to match international standards.
Libertad are third, level on points with Caracas FC, but with an inferior goal difference.
The side coached by Diego Martinez had kicked off their campaign with league wins at home to Athletic Club and Alaves, while also getting through two Europa League qualifying rounds, with a 4-0 victory away to Albanian outfit, Teuta and a 2-0 win at home to Locomotive Tbilisi a week ago.
The new season was delayed for over five months due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The CSL, clubs and public health authorities have made the best provisions to avoid any risks, which adjusted to the "new normal" when China's most popular sports resumed.