Dortmund took the reins from the kick-off and pressed Augsburg on the back foot. Augsburg's defense had their hands full while goalkeeper Rafal Gikiewicz had to deny a dangerous volley from Axel Witsel in the 6th minute.
Pedro latched onto Giorgian De Arrascaeta's cross to fire in a shot from close-range, just two minutes after Patrick de Paula had put his team ahead with a thumping 20-yard effort.
The 24-year-old Sherif, who ranks 172 in the world, was the first Egyptian woman to appear in a Grand Slam main draw, while Pliskova, 27, is bidding for her first major title in her 33rd Grand Slam appearance.
Schalke has worn out 23 coaches in the last 20 years.
Shanghai Shenhua wrapped up with 21 points on the fourth place in the Dalian group, while Henan languished at the bottom with six points.
The club is said to be in debt to the tune of nearly 200 million euros.
Bayern responded well but still lacked in penetration to overcome Hoffenheim's defense. To make things worse, Hoffenheim doubled their advantage eight minutes later as Munas Dabbur capitalized on a misplaced clearance from Benjamin Pavard to beat goalkeeper Manuel Neuer into the far post corner.
Attracting around 300 swimmers, the 2020 championships are being held from September 26 to October 2 in Qingdao.
"I am very happy and excited to sign for Maritimo," Alipour was quoted as saying.
He asked the Ministry of Sports to redouble its efforts in re-convening major sporting events that were postponed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Schalke needs new confidence, he added, saying that Naldo might not only have spoken about the club's squad. Enditem