Alexi Stival's men are now sixth in the 20-team standings with 15 points while Sao Paulo are second with 18, two points behind leaders Internacional, who have a game in hand.
"I love these big matches. To face the best guys in the world is what I do the hard work for at home and in the off-season," Thiem said. "After the first set, it was great tennis from both of us. I could have easily been down two-sets-to-one. I'm really happy to be through. It was a great semifinal."
The Red Cross Society of China has fully started its services for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games. Enditem
WTT was set up by the ITTF in August 2019 with the aim of modernizing its commercial business activities and helping table tennis to compete with the world's highest-profile sports. Enditem
Both sides traded frenetic attacks but neither was able to break the tie before the final whistle.
Meanwhile, PSG's defender Layvin Kurzawa and his Marseille counterpart Jordan Amavi were also booked with direct red cards for a fight with each other in the disorder.
At least two private equity firms have expressed an interest in acquiring a minority stake in the company: Bain Capital and CVC Capital Partners. According to Italian media reports, a 10-percent stake in the company would fetch as much as 1.60 billion euros (1.89 billion U.S. dollars).
The second Saturday of September every year marks the World First Aid Day.
LONDON, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- Liverpool kicked off their title defense with a thrilling 4-3 win over newly promoted Leeds United as Mohamed Salah scored a hat-trick at home.
Jena's late chance was a wakening call for Bremen as new arrival Tahith Chong had all the time and space to finish off a fast break, scoring his first ever goal for his new club in the dying minutes.
West Ham struggled last season and look like they could have problems this time as well after losing 2-0 at home to Newcastle United, who took the points with goals from new signings Callum Wilson and Jeff Hendricks. Hendricks, who arrived from Burnley, had not had a shot on target since November before his goal four minutes from time. Enditem