He doubled Flamengo's lead with a low shot that rebounded in off the post before Rodriguinho pegged a goal back for the hosts.
Garcia now faces No. 28 seed Jennifer Brady of the United States as she looks to reach the round of 16 for the first time. Enditem
Emre Can (Front, L) of Germany vies with Alcantara Thiago of Spain during a UEFA Nations League match between Germany and Spain in Stuttgart, Germany, Sept. 3, 2020. (Xinhua)
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 the 6-1, 7-6 (2) victory.
By winning the cup, the Tabriz-based team will directly participate in next year's AFC Champions League. Enditem
"The competitions were postponed due to the coronavirus, and we don't know when we can hold our training camp," Skocic was quoted as saying by Persian Football website.
In women's singles, top seed Pliskova of the Czech Republic was upset by France's Caroline Garcia in the second round.
In the 65th minute, Dalian's Ke Zhao added a goal of his own and sealed the 4-0 victory.
Briton Adam Yates retained the yellow jersey and kept a three-second lead over Jumbo's Primoz Roglic in the overall standings.
"We'll see what happens; we have plenty of time in this transfer window and a couple of others as well. Time will tell," commented the forward, who added "the decision is in Real Madrid's hands."
Earlier, sixth seed Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic edged past Ukraine's Kateryna Kozlova 7-6 (3), 6-2, and eighth seed Petra Martic of Croatia beat fellow Ukrainian Kateryna Bondarenko 6-3, 6-4 to also advance into third round. Enditem