38-year-old Williams closed out the first set with ease but had trouble in the second when she was broken twice by Gasparyan.
Dubi also emphasized the importance of the Olympic legacy. "The Games cannot be about only a great event for 17 days. Society in general and everywhere demand that the Games bring something before what we could call pre-legacy. And something after the Games should be envisaged, not within seven years of difficult preparation and 17 days of delivery, but how this spirit of seven plus seventeen can contribute then to another 20 years in the community."
Despite their surprise slip-up, Inter remain on top of the 20-team standings with 17 points from eight matches whie Bahia are 12th, eight points off the pace.
"Right now I'm really focused on the US Open, and nothing else I can think about right now," said Williams, who won six of her 23 Grand Slam singles titles at the US Open.
In the deciding game of mixed doubles, Feng Yanzhe/Lin Lingfang scored the narrow win against world No. 2 Wang Yilv/Huang Dongping 7-11, 11-6, 7-11, 11-6, 13-11, sealing the victory for Ruichang.
Dejan Lovren scored first for the visitors in the 18th minute, but Antoine Griezmann's close-range effort and Dominik Livakovic's own goal gave France the lead before the interval.
Perhaps the best news for Atletico last season was Simeone's decision to convert Marcos Llorente from a defensive into an attacking midfielder and if Llorente can recreate his form from the end of the campaign he will become a key player.
Xilinhot became the host city of the annual national equestrian competition in 2013. Enditem
"Right now I'm really focused on the US Open, and nothing else I can think about right now," said Williams, who has won six of her 23 Grand Slam singles titles at the US Open.
Elsewhere, Sao Paulo beat Fluminense 3-1 at home thanks to second-half goals from Brenner, Luciano Rocha and Vitor Bueno. Wellington Silva was on the scoresheet for the visitors.
He is expected to be available for Porto's 2020-21 Primeira Liga season opener against Braga on September 19. Enditem