Jiangsu's 8-0 run to start the game forced Tianjin into an early timeout. Tianjin lost too many defensive rebounds to provide their opponents with second chance baskets, digging a 29-7 hole for themselves after the first quarter.
"We grew up playing together. (Rublev) has improved a lot ... It is very important for me to take this opportunity and fight harder this time, maybe do something better, " said Tsitsipas, who has lost all the two previous encounters on the Tour with Rublev as the recent one was just eight days ago at Hamburg Open final.
"We will always pay attention to the development of brilliant Chinese coaches, club management and youth talents, in order to contribute more for the long-term development of Chinese football," the club said.
Halep didn't play at her best, especially when facing a firing teenager who combined her drop shot and backhand so perfectly throughout the match.
NAIROBI, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's Timothy Cheruiyot, Helen Obiri and Britain's Kristal Awuah produced the critical highlights of the Kip Keino Classic, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting held in the capital, Nairobi, on Saturday.
Osasuna didn't play in midweek as its scheduled match against Granada was postponed to allow Granada to play in the Europa League, and the side from Pamplona should be fresher than Celta Vigo, who travels to the remodeled El Sadar Stadium after losing 3-0 at home to Barcelona.
ABUJA, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- Nigeria on Monday appointed American Randy Waldrum as the new head coach of the women's national football team, also known as the Super Falcons.
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.
"It's a position he also played at Porto and the same tactical design that we developed at [last year's] Copa America," Queiroz told a virtual news conference.
BOGOTA, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- Colombia head coach Carlos Queiroz has named James Rodriguez and Radamel Falcao in his squad for 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Venezuela and Chile.
"Speed is her advantage. We hope she can improve her vision on the court and shooting ability," added the former head coach of China's women's junior national team. Enditem