"Starting a qualifying tournament with a win gives us motivation and desire to work even harder to make sure that we continue on this path," he added.
"Petra is such a tough player. She has got an aggressive game and a huge serve. I'm super proud of myself," added Kenin.
"Neymar felt pain in the lumbar region during the warm-up of today's training ... and was taken off and examined," Lasmar said in a video sent to reporters.
Ghana will play another friendly with 2022 World Cup host Qatar next Monday as part of their preparations. Enditem
Gracia had been close to resigning from the club he only joined in the summer due to his frustration over the club's work in this summer's transfer window, which saw key first team regulars such as Ferran Torres, Dani Parejo, Ezequiel Garay, Francis Coqueilin, Rodrigo Moreno and Cristiano Piccini all leave with nobody signed to replace them.
In the day's other game, Shaanxi used a dominant 29-4 first quarter to overwhelm Daqing.
Facing a perfect Nadal, Djokovic was unable to hold any of his three service games in the first set, and finally secured his first service of the match in the opening game of the second set, after saving three break points. But the Spaniard quickly broke twice in the third and fifth game to storm to a 4-1 lead.
"What I learned at Bayern and what I can stress is the need to train hard. It's something I've always done. But, now, if I have to work three or four times harder than normal, I'll do it. I've been working on my physical fitness and I'm feeling really good. The intensity of the training is something that Bayern take very seriously and you can see that the players benefit from that."
"I am taking it year by year and we have just started a new season: I hope I can last a long time in the national team," he commented.
"I never make changes thinking about other games. You can't play two games in one game. It's not a good idea. The first changes were tactical changes to ... bring on fresh legs and try to score more goals."
The Swiss need a positive result from their visit to Madrid after losing to Ukraine and being held at home by Germany, but with players such as Granit Xhaka in their side they are likely to provide another stiff test for Spain. Enditem