"It's good that I managed to win in three sets and with a day off and just a three-setter to play, I'm feeling good," said last year's runner-up Medvedev.
FIFA added that a new schedule would be unveiled "in due course" after further talks with CONCACAF officials, confirming only that the first round would be in March.
Other high-profile South Americans playing in the Chinese Super League include Brazilians Oscar (Shanghai SIPG), Hulk (Shanghai SIPG), Renato Augusto (Beijing Guoan) and Paulinho (Guangzhou Evergrande), as well as Venezuela international striker Salomon Rondon (Dalian Pro). Enditem
"Two per month would have been enough," Loew underlined.
Williams said: "I tried to stay calm and be more serene after the loss of the first set. I knew it was important for me just to keep trying, just to keep going."
Aside from a well-oiled defense, the 60-year-old is pinning his hopes on one of Europe's most promising front lines. Bayern Munich's Leroy Sane and Serge Gnabry and Chelsea's new arrival Timo Werner stand for his flying squad.
CTTA President Liu Guoliang called "it very significant that the ITTF has chosen China as the host to restart competitions after what has been an extremely challenging year for our sport."
Defender Mohammad Reza Khanzadeh, midfielders Ashkan Dejagah and Akbar Imani scored for Tractor in the first half.
BEIJING, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) on Friday announced a restart plan for international table tennis, with the Women's World Cup, the Men's World Cup and the ITTF Finals to be staged in China in November.
"I'm satisfied with the performance of my players. I'm happy with our movement on the pitch as we played against a strong side. We knew that the Netherlands would keep the ball and that they would try a positional attack. However, they didn't create many chances. We made one mistake and we were punished for that. That's normal in international football," said Brzeczek.
Switzerland's debutant Marc Hirschi had a brilliant solo lead for over 80km before being caught 1.5km from the finish, where Pagacar edged fellow Slovenian Roglic to claim the victory,