Seventh seed Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic is also through after she overcame Jasmine Paolini of Italy 6-3, 6-3.
Alcacer then showed neat footwork halfway through the second half to ensure the points for Villarreal and leave Alaves in trouble.
Led by two-time world champion Xu Jiayu from Zhejiang, the Chinese swimmers bettered the world record by 0.15 seconds. The previous record was held by American swimmers.
LONDON, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Premier League Champions Liverpool continued their winning start to the new season and ended Arsenal's perfect record after fighting back from a goal down at Anfield.
Before moving to the NBA, Bender played one season for Maccabi, helping the club to win the Israeli State Cup.
MADRID, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Getafe produced an impressive display of counter-attacking football to beat Betis 3-0 in the fourth round of games in La Liga on Tuesday night.
Lucas Boye's 36th minute goal gave newly promoted Elche a 1-0 win away to Eibar, who are also in deep trouble in the relegation zone. Eibar controled most of the game, but lacked firepower in attack and wasted a great chance to take at least a point when Edu Exposito sent a 52nd minute penalty over the crossbar. Enditem
Monchengladbach sporting director Max Eberl called his club's group exciting "as we face Europe's top dogs." Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann might face the biggest challenge to repeat his side's semifinal performance last season, with key figures Timo Werner and Patrik Schick having left the club. Enditem
WARSAW, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Polish Football Association (PZPN) announced Saturday evening that the national team coach Jerzy Brzeczek had tested positive for coronavirus.
The new season was delayed for over five months due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The CSL, clubs and public health authorities have made the best provisions to avoid any risks, which adjusted to the "new normal" when China's most popular sports resumed.
The two matches in Turkey would be useful for Ghana's new manager Charles Akonnor, who is yet to oversee a game since his appointment in January this year.