A brand new format will be taken over five days of competition action, and innovative scoring methods will be implemented.
Hunan finally sealed the victory with a quick win in the women's doubles as Liu Xuanxuan/Chen Fanghui overwhelmed Lv Rouhao/Ren Linfei 11-5, 11-5, 11-3 in just 19 minutes.
"She dug me in a big hole in the first set. I had to climb my way out of there one by one, and I was happy to turn it around, because it wasn't easy. I think it's the daily work I've been doing to find that calm mind and match it with an excited body, because I had to keep moving and bringing the energy. There's no crowd to get energy from, so I had to give it to myself," Azarenka said.
That's the scene envisioned by official partners China Telecom and China Mobile, who will provide telecommunication service during the Games, but only silhouettes Hangzhou's plan to deliver a smart Asian Games.
"The communication during a match, the way you prepare for a match, how you do tactics, all that, it just fits really well," Siegemund continued. "That's something that you realize down the road."
A Villarreal side with Unai Emery making his debut as coach and with Dani Parejo, Francis Coquelin and Take Kubo arriving over the summer, looks as if it will be too strong for second division champions Huesca on their return to the elite before the day ends with a Valencia derby.
Marcos Llorente impressed for Atletico last season and Diego Costa showed signs of life, but the club needs record signing Joao Felix to step forward and show why they paid 120 million euros for him a year ago.
"In the end all I focus on is what I can control on the tennis court. That's what I did in 2018 final. I feel like that's what I did this time," said the 22-year-old Osaka, who defeated Serena Williams of the United States to win the 2018 title.
The second-tier league will take place behind closed doors. In the first period, the 18 teams will be divided into three groups, following the traditional league duo-robin format.
Chelsea have been big movers this summer to give Frank Lampard a squad to challenge for the title.
International runners came from Britain, Germany, Argentina, Latvia, Finland, the Netherlands as well as other countries and regions.