"We had more rest time than other teams. This will benefit us for the match against Al Shorta," Namjoo Motlagh was quoted as saying.
Jablonec took the lead for the first time 12 minutes into the second half after the Slovak striker Ivan Schranz tapped in a loose lob from his teammate past the outstretched Dunajska Streda's goalkeeper Martin Jedlicka.
Top seeds Novak Djokovic and defending champion Rafael Nadal, who have first round byes, will begin their campaigns on Wednesday.
"We had chances to score in the first half, but we missed all of our good chances," Tuchel said.
In his opening speech, WTT Council Chair Liu Guoliang, who is also president of the Chinese Table Tennis Association, said, "With World Table Tennis, we are working towards the next step: to create a new table tennis landscape and make it one of the world's largest sports properties. This has always been my dream."
He insisted the club would keep faith in Torrent, who worked alongside Guardiola at Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Manchester City before taking charge of New York City in 2019.
A study into the continued feasibility of the planned Asian leg of the adjusted BWF World Tour, for three tournaments hosted in an Asian location, is being conducted and the BWF will make further announcements as soon as details are clarified, it said. Enditem
ROME, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Kei Nishikori of Japan secured his first win of the season as he labored to beat Spain's Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-4, 7-6 (3) to reach the second round at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome, Italy, on Monday.
The club has splashed cash on 12 new players in the current transfer window including foreigners; Uganda international Tito Okello, Cameroonian midfielder Bertrand Ngafei and Malawian midfielder Andrew Malisero.
Club officials said the number of fans must be manageable.
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.