"I just wanted to be on top of the leaderboard," Duplantis said. "The 6.15m was really important to me, so I'm happy to get over that."
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Uncapped Palmeiras teenager Gabriel Menino was Friday named in Brazil's squad for their opening 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Bolivia and Peru.
Monchengladbach approached Dortmund's goal dangerously for the first time in the 32nd minute when custodian Roman Burki saved Jonas Hofmann's shot from very close range.
In the women's tournament, Simona Halep advanced to the semifinals after Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva retired with the scores at 6-2, 2-0. She is to meet ninth-seeded Garbine Muguruza of Spain, who beat former number one Victoria Arazenka.
In the other two games played on Saturday, Tianjin Teda entered the second round with a 2-0 win against Shijiazhuang Ever Bright, Wuhan Zall secured a last 16 round position after defeating Hebei China Fortune 5-4 (tied 1-1 in 90 minutes) after the penalty shootout. Enditem
The changes mean that the weekend will open with Villarreal at home to Eibar, with Villarreal looking to improve on an opening day's performance that saw them held 1-1 at home by newly promoted Huesca.
Torrent, who replaced Jorge Jesus as the Rubro-Negro head coach in August, has endured a turbulent start to his tenure at the Rio de Janeiro club.
Menino was was one of five Brazil-based players included in a 23-man squad for the matches in Sao Paulo on October 9 and Lima four days later.
Bakambu and Augusto helped Beijing grab another score by exchanging their roles in the 46th minute. Bakambu converted a header with the assist of Augusto to make it 2-1.
18-year-old Lorenzo Musetti of Italy, who had upset three-time Grand Slam winner Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland and Japan's top player Kei Nishikori in the tournament's opening two rounds, lost to Dominik Koepfer of Germany 6-4, 6-0.
Koeman has worked with the majority of the Barca squad for three weeks and said he was content with the work done so far.