"It's a great result for Wolf because in my first four majors I only won one match," Medvedev said. "In his first one he has already won two, so I'm sure he's going to be climbing up the rankings and playing good."
"Right now I'm really focused on the US Open, and nothing else I can think about right now," said Williams, who has won six of her 23 Grand Slam singles titles at the US Open.
There was no shower on site, and people were asked to leave the scene as soon as possible after reaching the finish line.
The first half did not witness any breakthroughs until the last minute before the interval. Paulo Henrique Soares dos Santos's volley on the right side of the box was denied by the left post, but Wang Qiuming contributed a sliding shot in front of the goal to make it 1-0 for Hebei.
"We have good bench players, which makes me be confident when facing the upcoming new season," the 54-year-old added.
Both sides posed threats to the other, but no goals were scored in the first half. Shijiazhuang once got a good chance to score in the 33rd minute when forward Liu Xingyu was clean through on goal but his low volley was easily saved by the keeper.
"I don't think I have ever gotten defaulted yet in my career or in my life. No, I haven't been in a situation like that. But as I said, it's very unlucky, very unfortunate," Zverev added.
"I am really, really happy to be at this great club, a club with so much history, and here with a manager who knows me really well," Rodriguez told Everton's website.
In terms of the title race, reigning champions Real Madrid will be confident of defending their crown - not because they look any stronger than they did last season, but because main rivals, FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid (at the moment at least) look weaker.
As the COVID-19 pandemic brought the international table tennis calendar to a grinding halt early in the year, many players, coaches and fans were confined to their homes or their local communities.
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.