"I was looking to take the jersey on stage six anyway so I'll go in with the same tactic - try to win the stage and see what happens."
In women's singles, top seed Pliskova of the Czech Republic was upset by France's Caroline Garcia in the second round.
With this result, Dalian are sixth in Group A with nine points, while Henan with six points remained in last place. Enditem
PP Sports released a statement on Thursday night, claiming the termination was just a "strategic adjustment".
It was a bizarre way for the Frenchman to lose the jersey which he had kept for three days after winning the stage two.
"I didn't realize at all that it was unauthorized," Alaphilippe said, "But if that's how it is, then no worries. I'll pick myself up again and we'll forget about it."
"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."
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
On October 12, Dragan Skocic's men will host Tajikistan in the Iranian capital Tehran.
In the other two clashes of the day, Hunan Hualai beat Zhejiang Energy to remain in third place, while Shenzhen Nankeda whitewashed Jiangsu in 5-0 to clinch their second win of the season. Enditem
Bale added that despite apparently not being in Zidane's plans, Madrid had stopped him moving last season.