The 16-team CSL was split into two groups, with each group of eight teams based respectively in Dalian and Suzhou. Both groups will play 14 rounds in the first phase, which is to end next Monday.
Djokovic, the world number one and the top seed at the tournament, won 7-5, 6-3 against Argentine Schwartzman to lift his 36th Masters title, one more than Rafael Nadal.
Roger Guedes and Graziano Pelle scored in the first half to seal the win which helps Shandong build an unassailable lead with 23 points in the Dalian group.
The 24-year-old striker has put to pen to paper on a five-year deal which binds him to the "Bulls" until June 2025.
Reports also speak of Sergino Dest as Bayern's target to gain a backup up for the right-back position. The Ajax defender is said to be on Barcelona's list as well. Enditem
Messi's fresh attack comes after he was forced into a U-turn following his request to leave Barca this summer, but issued a communique accusing club President, Josep Maria Bartomeu of going back on his promise to allow him to leave.
The Hubs in the Middle East and Europe will focus on WTT Contender Series events, providing the platform for prospects to contend with some of the world's prominent names.
The 18-year-old reeled in her American opponent 6-4, 6-2 in 79 minutes to set up a second-round qualifying meeting with local player Tessah Andrianjafitri, a 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 winner over Spain's Nuria Parrizas.
"I hope we will get some new arrivals. We've still got time to fix everything, and things are in progress," Mueller added.
LANZHOU, China, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- The Silk Road 2020 International Mountain Bike Race concluded in Jiayuguan City, northwest China's Gansu Province on Friday.
Brighton meanwhile impressed with a 3-0 thrashing of Newcastle United and the game is already looking like a watershed moment for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who needs a quick reaction in order to calm jittery Old Trafford nerves.