France's Julian Alaphilippe, who lost the yellow jersey to Yates on Wednesday after being penalized for 20 seconds for taking a bottle inside the final 20km, sprinted late to finish one second ahead of the peloton.
Bayern remains the league's flagship from an international perspective, the official underlined.
"I tried to leave last year, but they blocked everything at the last second. It was a project I was excited for but it didn't materialize."
A product of the Ajax youth academy, Van de Beek made his first-team debut in 2015. In total, he played 175 official matches for Ajax, scoring 41 times.
BERLIN, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- The CEO of Bundesliga International Robert Klein called the German league a trendsetter in European football after RB Leipzig and Bayern Munich reached the final four of the 2019-20 Champions League, with the Bavarians winning this season's treble.
Meanwhile United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer commented that he was pleased with what the talented playmaker could bring to his team.
The 28-year-old is now 16th in the overall rankings, 16 seconds behind new leader Yates.
"We are delighted to enter this exciting new partnership with TCL, following our hugely successful collaboration over the last two years," FIBA Secretary General Andreas Zagklis said.
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.
Djokovic will face Jan-Lennard Struff for a spot in the round of 16. The German needed one hour and 40 minutes to move past American Michael Mmoh 6-2, 6-2, 7-5.
"It was anybody's game really for a set and a half. I made some breaks and then obviously after winning the second set I felt more comfortable. I was returning better, I started to read his serve better, and I was pleased with my serve. Overall, it was a very good test, and I am happy to get through," said Djokovic, who is bidding to capture his fourth US Open trophy and 18th Grand Slam title.