"It's obviously an honor to play at the center court, playing against David, he is a great player. I know him very well, we're good friends, so it's not easy."
While facing world number 53 Gould, who stunned world number one Judd Trump in the semifinals, Selby gave up a 4-0 lead to trail 5-4, but managed to reclaim the advantage at 7-6.
In handing down his decision on Sunday, judge Luiz Philippe Vieira said the Rio-based lower court did not have the jurisdiction to suspend a match played in Sao Paulo.
The undersized Fujian blockers found it hard to stop Shanghai's high-flying spiker Zhang Yichan soon after the start of the first set.
Suarez began his cameo with a pass to set up Marcos Llorente to make it 4-0 before heading home Atletico's fifth and then hitting their sixth after Jorge Molina had scored a consolation goal for Granada who had won all of their games before travelling to Madrid.
Organizers had discussed several measures to hold the annual event in a safe manner, such as staging only the full 42km race and not the shorter distances, reducing the number of participants and having all participants undertake a COVID-19 test before the race, explained a SEGAS statement.
"With the establishment of the World Athletics Road Running Championships, the whole global community of recreational runners, which numbers in the millions, will be able to come together to celebrate their passion for putting foot to the road."
Stage two containing eight groups will be held from October 26 to 29. Stage Three with two groups is scheduled to play on October 30 and the final is on October 30. Enditem
"This also reflects the ever-increasing international appeal of table tennis, which is extremely pleasing to see as we continue to work hard to make the sport more global in the future," he added.
Brazil's Gremio also secured their place in the tournament's next phase on Tuesday, with a 2-0 home win over Chilean side Universidad Catolica. Pepe and Antonio Rodrigues were on the scoresheet for the Porto Alegre outfit.
Zhejiang's Wang Shun clinched gold in the men's 200m individual medley in 1:56.83, leading silver medalist Deng Ziqi from Guangdong by around five seconds. Liu Zongyu from Shandong took the bronze.