He said he was looking forward to battling for his place alongside players such as Paul Pogba, Bruno Fernandes, Nemanja Matic and Fred.
The victory sends Garcia into the third round, equaling her best US Open result after finishing at that stage every year from 2016 to 2018.
The hosts added their third goal when Daniel Sampaio latched onto Marco Antonio's pass to slot home in stoppage time.
Qingdao stormed to a 4-0 lead after they took victories in mixed doubles, men's singles, women's doubles and women's singles. However, men's doubles young pair Guo Ruohan and Shang Yichen defended some honor for Xiamen as they overcame a one game deficit to beat world champion Liu Yuchen and his partner Guo Junhao 9-11, 11-8, 11-9, 11-9 in the final dual.
"It was a fantastic evening. The conditions, crowd, competition - it was all fabulous. Sam is a fabulous competitor, and I feel we bring the best out of each other," Duplantis added.
BEIJING, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- The English Premier League announced on Thursday that they have terminated their cooperation with Chinese broadcaster PP Sports.
"Our original partnership was mainly focused on the World Cup in China. We are thrilled that this has now expanded to be a more all-encompassing partnership across all FIBA competitions."
Earlier, sixth seed Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic edged past Ukraine's Kateryna Kozlova 7-6 (3), 6-2, and eighth seed Petra Martic of Croatia beat fellow Ukrainian Kateryna Bondarenko 6-3, 6-4 to also advance into third round. Enditem
The Tour, which was moved from its original date in July due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ends in Paris on September 20. The next stage is a 191km ride from Le Teil to Mont Aigoual. 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.
Lurie took charge of the Eagles in 1994, and led the team to its first Super Bowl title in 2017.