In other fixtures on Sunday, Fluminense won 1-0 at home to Bahia, Atletico Goianiense overcame Bragantino 2-1 at home and hosts Ceara beat Corinthians 2-1. Enditem
Colombia's clash with Venezuela at Estadio Metropolitano will be followed by another qualifier against Chile in Santiago next Tuesday. Enditem
The result came less than two days after Vasco sacked manager Ramon Menezes and named their under-20 coach Alexandre Grasseli as his interim replacement. Enditem
"That's what my team asked of me. That's what they needed me to do," Butler said of his performance. "I think the team brought me here for that reason, to help us win games. And I have to continue to do that for two more games."
But Nadal was better in Grand Slam clashes (9-6), especially on his favourite clay court (6-1).
"I gained some weight after quitting swimming. Then I turned to basketball just for fun, but I found my passion for it," she recalled.
In the men's event, Hungary's Gaspar Csere, 29, won with a time of 2:17:43, whereas the fastest female athlete was Tunde Szabo, 31, also from Hungary, in 2:43:39. Enditem
"Maybe this is my last season as a player," she emphasized. "I need to give other players the chance, and hope to become a coach as soon as possible, which is good for me in the future."
Ahead of the start of the first round, player Stuart Carrington and referee Andrew Barklam tested positive for COVID-19.
"It means the world," the all-time leading scorer of the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league told Xinhua in an exclusive interview.
Germany is second in the top-tier Group A4 with five points. Next for Joachim Loew's side is Switzerland on Tuesday, while Ukraine, third place in the same group, hosts Spain on the same day. Enditem