Real Madrid controlled most of the ball in its league debut away to Real Sociedad a week ago, but failed to create enough chances to win the game, raising questions about what was also the club's main problem last season.
The top four teams at the end of the qualifying tournament will automatically earn a World Cup berth. The fifth-ranked side will advance to an intercontinental playoff over two legs.
The leading trio all chose to skip the height of 5.87m and the bar was then lift to 5.92m. After Lavillenie and Kendricks failed in all their three attempts, Duplantis, who also failed twice at 5.92m, had already secured his win and he went on to challenge 6.00m, but only saw his effort go in vain in the humid and hot weather conditions.
The Hubs in the Middle East and Europe will focus on WTT Contender Series events, providing the platform for prospects to contend with some of the world's prominent names.
The world 10,000m bronze medalist Agnes Tirop of Kenya will also spice up the 3,000m event.
Leipzig, however, responded straight away and pressed Mainz on the back foot to restore their two-goal lead three minutes later as Haidara made no mistake to tap home Forsberg's square pass.
In the Changzhou division, Kunshan FC edged Changchun Yatai 1-0, Nantong Zhiyun held a 1-1 draw with Sichuan Jiuniu, and Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard tied with Heilongjiang Lava Spring 0-0. Enditem
The second half saw David Silva make his home debut, coming on for Isak shortly after the hour, while Casemiro, Fede Valverde and youngster Marvin Park, making his Madrid debut, came on for Zidane's side with 20 minutes left to play.
Leipzig started their 58th Bundesliga season with a win and will face Bayer Leverkusen in the second round on Saturday. Enditem
The HAGOC also started a global appeal for the slogan of volunteers. Applicants can submit their proposal online, by post or on site to the HAGOC office over the next five weeks.
The testing of players is mandatory in the Premier Leauge but not in the English Football League which includes Championship, League One and League Two.