He also hopes that Tokyo will host the world championships again soon after the Olympic Games.
The forward missed most of last season after knee surgery and although he was able to return after the break for the coronavirus, another knee injury interrupted his start to the new season.
Iran's soccer team left Tehran for Tashkent on Tuesday for a friendly match with Uzbekistan slated for Thursday.
BARCELONA, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona's chances of signing Manchester City's Spain international defender Eric Garcia in the January transfer window received a boost on Thursday when he was left out of City's squad for the Champions League.
In games in the Chengdu division, Beijing Renhe scored three goals in first 15 minutes, beating Beijing BSU 3-2. Renhe climbed the rankings to second place. Chengdu Better City led the rankings with four more points than Renhe.
"James played well and he's going to keep improving," the Portuguese said. "He was trying to get his goal today, but with 15 minutes left it seemed important to me to give him a rest.
Nadal played calmly and confidently, just like he did in the previous six rounds, during which he didn't drop a set. On the other side, the world No. 1 lacked energy and precision, even in his drop shots, which he used a lot throughout the tournament, but didn't work this time, only bringing him many unforced errors.
First reports speak of the current Formula 2 driver getting offered a seat in Formula 1 for next year's racing series. Rumors talk of Alfa Romeo signing the young German aside from Kimi Raikkonen.
Henan outscored its opponent 38-16 in the paint. Center Cheng Qi stood out with 31 points and 11 rebounds. Zhang Ru chipped in with 14 points.
The AFC Champions League East Zone, will be played from Nov. 18 to Dec. 13, following the successful completion of the AFC Champions League West Zone matches in Qatar, the football governing body said in a statement.
CHENGDU, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Fujian grabbed a 64-60 win over Wuhan and Jiangsu overcame Xinjiang 90-78 in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) here on Saturday.