"We had a good start today, especially on defense. But our defensive quality went down after players rotation, and suffered too many mistakes in front of their pressure. We want to progress deep into the season," he commented. Enditem
CHENGDU, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- Dongguan was made to sweat before escaping with a 78-71 win over Sichuan in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league here on Monday.
Next up for Halep is another 19-year-old youngster, Iga Swiatek of Poland, whom Halep defeated in the round of 16 here last year.
"Archery is not as popular as basketball and football, but it is still a sport worth a shot," said Liu Lu, a 21-year-old fitness enthusiast who came with her boyfriend and spent a whole afternoon shooting arrows. "Doing physical exercise has been a hit among the youth."
"He is now playing more regularly and doesn't have any injury concerns which bodes well for us."
The 30-year-old, who has been capped once for Argentina's national team, has struggled for opportunities since joining Boca from Mexico's Cruz Azul in January 2019.
Spisska Nova Ves changed its name to the Spis Knights prior to the 2020-21 season and it seems to have brought the team from the mountainous north of the country luck as it currently holds the second spot in the rankings after securing its second win in a row, defeating the Levice Patriots 83-75.
Kitata's compatriot Sisay Lemma was three seconds further back to finish third.
Only four minutes later, Leipzig established a two-goal lead after Christopher Nkunku's cross into the penalty area found Angelino, who made no mistake to get his name on the scoresheet.
"I wasn't experienced at all then, that was my first match on a big stadium like that, so I was pretty stressed," Swiatek said of her fourth-round loss to Halep last year.
Several players are still only 16 or 17 years old but have become valuable members of the team since the start of the season. With only one victory in three rounds, the young and ambitious Bratislava is currently in fourth position.