But the 56th meeting was a surprising one.
"For so many years, I had been accustomed to setting an alarm clock every day and spending a day according to the schedule."
Liu Qi and Xu Nairui chipped in with 12 and 11 points respectively for Daqing.
CHANGSHA, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Following in her father's footsteps, she first began to practice martial arts at the age of six. After studying under one of the "top 10 Chinese martial artists" at the age of 15, she became the 12th-generation heir of Chen's Tai Chi.
After the restart, Turkey caught a bright start and restored parity only five minutes into the second half when Ozan Tufan drilled the ball from 18 meters into the top right corner.
"I told them to fight until the end no matter when leading or trailing. All efforts have paid off now," she said. Enditem
Brazil will also play Peru in another World Cup qualifier in Lima next Tuesday. Enditem
"Seeing his dominance for so long, I don't think anyone - and especially me - thought I'd be anywhere near Michael's records. It's an incredible honour."
Cheptegei also broke the 5,000m world record in Monaco earlier this year, so the Ugandan now holds the 5,000m and 10,000m world records at the same time. Enditem
The 21-year-old Kenin, by contrast, has escaped some tough battles en route to Saturday's showdown as four of her six matches have been decided in the third set and in two matches she had to fight from one set down.
"We cannot wait to celebrate our NBA title with our fans," the Lakers tweeted Monday afternoon when the team returned to the city from Florida. "After consulting with the City and the County, we all agree that a joyful and inclusive public celebration will take place as soon as it is safe to do so. In the meantime, thank you again, Lakers Nation, for your support!"