When facing Turkey in a friendly in Cologne, the national coach Joachim Loew not only has to give several of his vital players a break but also to deal with various cancellations.
NANNING, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- Swimming enthusiats in Liuzhou, a river-rich city of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, attended their first river-crossing competition since the COVID-19 outbreak.
The second set was filled with breaks as both players failed to hold their serves from the sixth to the 11th game. Zhang served to win in the 10th game but was broken by her French opponent. However, when the chance appeared again on the 12th, Zhang didn't miss it and wrapped up the victory with a flawless love game.
"We inflicted great pressure on our opponents throughout the game. Offensively we played inside out and showed our level," Inner Mongolia coach Zheng Wei reflected.
Hao, former assistant coach and technical director of Luneng, will be the club's new head coach.
Meanwhile, Sport Recife won 2-1 at Bahia, their third successive Serie A victory. Hernane and Marcao were on the scoresheet for the visitors while Matheus Saldanha netted for Bahia.
Colombia will host Venezuela in Barranquilla on October 9 before facing Chile in Santiago four days later in the opening fixtures of the South American zone qualifiers.
"I need to improve my physical condition and experience," she told Xinhua, after finishing with 17 points, eight rebounds and seven assists against Shanxi.
PARIS, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- Brazilian star Neymar scored twice for Paris Saint-Germain in a dominating 6-1 win over Angers on Friday.
"She played really really well today. I think everything is tough. My ball is very short and she opened the court very nice and used very nice winners," said the world 39th-ranked Zhang, who has also achieved a personal best at Roland Garros by reaching the fourth round.
"I'm very, very happy to be in the semifinals again and here at Roland Garros," Nadal said on court. "No doubt that this is the most important place for me and the most beautiful place to play."