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.
The Austrian will now challenge 2014 champion Marin Cilic of Croatia in the third round. Thiem has a 2-0 lead in their head-to-head series.
"My major is Journalism and communications," Yang said, adding that she also wants to be a sports writer if she has the chance.
"It was a pity that we lost in stoppage time last game. We followed coach Van Bronckhorst's plan and all players focused on the game tonight, I'm glad to see that, and we deserved the win," said Saba.
Qingdao continue leading in the standings after nine games, with Ruichang ranking second by sweeping Shenzhen 5-0 on Sunday.
"Living and training here every day, shut out from the outside world, the athletes were in low spirits. There was also a potential crisis because it was hard for them to fully mobilize themselves, so their training efficiency and their self-discipline were affected," he said, adding that public attention might help top athletes keep their motivation up.
"I thank all of you, those of you who are Roma fans and those that aren't, for the support, I will be back soon!" Enditem
MADRID, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- World champion Yulimar Rojas of Venezuela extended her season's best to a world-leading 14.71 meters to win the triple jump in a competition in Spain's Castellon.
The reigning champions visited Sweden with their captain Ronaldo back in the squad after the 35-year-old Juventus forward missed their opening Nations League match due to a toe problem three days earlier.
European champion Laura Muir was unstoppable in the women's 1,500m, continuing her momentum following a big win in Oslo two weeks ago. The Briton clocked 3:58.24, followed by Sofia Ennaoui of Poland and Romania's Claudia Bobocea.
Vinicius has so far promised more than he has delivered in terms of assists and goals, and Rodrygo overtook him in the pecking order last season, but with Marco Asensio returning from a knee injury and Eden Hazard looking to find full fitness, there is no shortage of wide attacking threat.