Photos of Bale in the stands in those games showed the forward looking bored and willing to show that boredom by appearing to be half asleep at times, knowing he would not play.
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"This victory is very important to me - I've worked so hard to get this win," said the 27-year-old Kazakh.
The reasons seem apparent in Klein's view.
Arrascaeta restored his team's two-goal advantage with a diving header in heavy rain but Jose Pimentel responded with his side's second goal just before halftime.
In the second minute after kick-off, Rondon scored the opener with his left foot. Rondon extended the lead for Dalian in the 29th minute, as he assisted Marek Hamsik to slot home.
Fourth seed Naomi Osaka of Japan booked her place in the third round with a comfortable 6-1, 6-2 win over Italy's Camila Giorgi.
Garcia looked untouchable in the first set and for much of the second, blasting 30 winners and breaking Pliskova's serve three times en route to a 6-1, 7-6 (2) victory.
World number one Djokovic struck 51 winners to notch up the win against Edmund, extending his unbeaten run this year to 25 matches.
Iran's match with Uzbekistan, previously set for September 7, has been rescheduled for October 8 in Tashkent's Bunyodkor Stadium.
"I feel now is an appropriate time to make this news public," Larsen said in a statement." Medical science has come a long way in dealing with Parkinson's disease, and I feel very little impact of the disease in all areas of my day-to-day life."