In women's singles, top seed Pliskova of the Czech Republic was upset by France's Caroline Garcia in the second round.
Members of the US women's team filed a lawsuit against their federation in March because of alleged discrimination over wages. A federal judge ruled against the players, who have since lodged an appeal.
"It was a fantastic evening. The conditions, crowd, competition - it was all fabulous. Sam is a fabulous competitor, and I feel we bring the best out of each other," Duplantis added.
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
The success of clubs and coaches strengthens the Bundesliga's position in European football, against the English Premier League, Spain's La Liga, the Italian Serie A, and France's Ligue 1.
"Prize money and allowances have been equalled for men's and women's football, which means female players will earn the same as the men," Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) president Rogerio Caboclo said in a virtual news conference.
"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."
The announcement was made Thursday at the IFA, Internationale Funkausstellung, the world's leading trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances, in Berlin.
The academy, named after one of the country's most famous coaches, is solely responsible for the highest available coaching license.
Germany took the reins and pressed forward whereas Spain looked shocked and unable to respond.
The women's pole vault event was also won by a Swede, as Angelica Bengtsson finished with a best jump of 4.72 meters. Enditem