The six-time US Open champion will next face compatriot and 2017 champion Sloane Stephens.
Top-ranked Belgium secured a 2-0 win in Denmark, while Raheem Sterling converted a penalty in second-half stoppage time to give England a 1-0 victory in Iceland. Enditem
However, the hectic last 11 games saw Atletico find form and as rivals such as Real Sociedad and Getafe lost ground, in the end the top four was secured with relative ease.
Meanwhile, Kenya's world marathon record-holder Brigid Kosgei's track debut ended in disappointment after losing the battle to The Dutch world 1,500m and 10,000m champion Sifan Hassan who went to break the World Hour record after she reached 18,930 meters as the hour elapsed, beating the existing mark of 18,517 meters set by Ethiopia's Dire Tune in 2008.
The German national record holder's effort is the second farthest throw of all time, just 72 centimeters behind Jan Zelezny's 98.48m world record set 24 years ago.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- Top seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia was disqualified from the US Open on Sunday, after a tennis ball he hit in anger struck a female line judge in the neck.
The 2020 CBSL runs from August 27 to September 14 in Chengdu. Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, all games are played behind closed doors. Enditem
Kosgei was later disqualified for stepping onto the infield in the closing stages.
After dropping his serve to trail 6-5 behind in the first set of his fourth round match against Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain, Djokovic angrily smashed a ball in frustration, accidentally striking the line judge in the neck and causing her to fall to the ground.
2019-20 was a strange season for Atletico, who were well below their best for a long time - losing to third tier Cultural Leonesa in the Copa del Rey and dropping more points than usual in La Liga.
"It was not a hard game, and I felt good to partner with Wang again. We are very familiar with each other and we cooperate really well," said Huang.