"It is not only the name that will change as the AFC, in line with our vision and mission, will continue to enhance and invest in all our competitions to provide the best platform for Asia's talents at all levels in the coming years," he said.
Pliskova wasted eight set points in the opener but recovered quickly in the following two sets, serving out the contest on Court Philippe-Chatrier after two hours and 15 minutes.
"It was beyond my imagination. I had thought the best result would be around 55.8 seconds," said Zhang.
On October 7, Poland will face Finland in a friendly game in Gdansk. Four days later the team coached by Brzeczek will play against Italy in the Nations League, while on October 14 they host Bosnia and Herzegovina in Wroclaw.
In Thursday's only other fixture, Ecuador's Delfin won 3-0 at home to Defensa y Justicia. Enditem
In Sunday's other fixtures, Sassuolo enjoyed a 4-1 victory over newly-promoted Spezia, while Hellas Verona edged past Udinese 1-0. Enditem
The reigning Portuguese champions have offered 15 million euros (around 18 million U.S. dollars) to prise the 23-year-old away from Porto Alegre, Globo Esporte said on Wednesday.
"New technology will deeply change the sports world," said Wang Yuxiong, professor of China's Central University of Finance and Economics.
"We were not in form at the start. Guards didn't handle the ball well on our first possession, which affected the team's rhythm and mentality," admitted Ji.
To find new faces seems to be much more vital than to beat Dortmund and win this season's fifth title. Enditem
"Especially here in Paris, I'm extremely happy because it's my favorite Grand Slam and favorite tournament of the year. I always play good here. I had many chances in last couple of years. I had match points or really close matches. I always play good here, just didn't close it," Schmiedlova said after the victory.