The 31-year-old's poor relationship with Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is well documented and was made clear when Zidane only used him in two of the 12 games his side played when Spanish football resumed in June after lockdown.
In women's singles, top seed Pliskova of the Czech Republic was upset by France's Caroline Garcia in the second round.
The 28-year-old is now 16th in the overall rankings, 16 seconds behind new leader Yates.
PP Sports released a statement on Thursday night, claiming the termination was just a "strategic adjustment".
Australia, Norway and New Zealand are among other countries and regions to provide equal pay to their men's and women's teams.
Nationwide demonstrations against what activists have described as police brutality and systemic racial inequality have broken out over the past few months, particularly after police killed George Floyd and shot Jacob Blake. Enditem
WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie has slammed the U.S. government's handling of systemic racism and the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, calling it a "tragic embarrassment," CNN reported Tuesday.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- Members of the Brazil women's football team will be paid the same as their male counterparts, the South American country's soccer federation said on Wednesday.
Valter, 22, broke free during the final few kilometers and the peloton was unable to catch him.
American rider Quinn Simmons took silver and bronze went to Damien Howson from Australia. Enditem
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