Then in the third set, Williams was rarely troubled by her rival en route to the victory.
Sunday's stage 9 will continue to be held in the Pyrenees as it follows a 153km route from Pau to Laruns before a rest on Monday. Enditem
Meanwhile, Spain lacked in penetration and failed to pose danger in front of Germany's goal.
Elsewhere, Sao Paulo beat Fluminense 3-1 at home thanks to second-half goals from Brenner, Luciano Rocha and Vitor Bueno. Wellington Silva was on the scoresheet for the visitors.
The last minutes of the first half witnessed the prowess of Saba. The Israeli striker added an open goal in the 39th minute, then delivered a precise cross for Ye Chugui six minutes later, helping the Guangzhou side lead 3-1.
Klein called safeguarding the club's financial pattern more important than ever for the future of football.
He became a first-team regular under manager Renato Gaucho following the departure of Everton Soares to Benfica last month.
In the other Group B game here on Sunday, Alan Kardec and Adrian Mierzejewski brought Chongqing Dangdai Lifan a 2-0 lead in the first half. After Hui Jiakang narrowed the gap to one in the 62nd minute for Teda, Felix Bastian's penalty was denied by Chongqing goalkeeper Deng Xiaofei in the 85th minute.
Havertz joined Leverkusen at the age of 11 in 2010 and made his debut for the senior team in 2016. He made a total of 118 Bundesliga appearances with 36 goals and 25 assists.
Keeper Han Jiaqi made key saves to keep the three points for R&F, with Jianye unable to score in the second half.
"Two per month would have been enough," Loew underlined.