In the day's other game, Shaanxi used a dominant 29-4 first quarter to overwhelm Daqing.
"We are prepared for safe Olympic Games whatever conditions the world will be facing next summer," he said. Enditem
Playing with bench players on the court, Sichuan didn't surrender its advantage, extending it to 25 points at the break.
But not long later, she got an answer. "I am still young. Why not give it a try? Maybe I will have a chance."
Scaloni said Messi's role with the national team would not change, rejecting speculation he might be used in a deeper position to ease the physical demands on his 33-year-old legs.
Media and pundits such as Lothar Matthaeus blame Loew for tactical mistakes.
"I spoke with Messi when everything related to his situation with Barcelona was resolved and we had another extensive talk when he came [to Argentina for the World Cup qualifiers]," Scaloni told a virtual news conference.
Radovan Pulis' wonderful hat-trick night adorned the match in Zvolen where he led his team to a 5-2 victory over the visitors from Trencin.
Ji revealed that prior to Friday's game, she didn't prepare anything from a tactical aspect, but just told players to go fighting.
"What you are doing in this court is unbelievable. Not just this court - throughout your entire career, you've been a great champion," Djokovic told Nadal during the trophy presentation on the Court Philippe Chatrier. "Today you showed why you are King of the Clay."
Inner Mongolia and Shanxi were tied 11-11 at the start of the first quarter, but then Inner Mongolia went on a 15-7 run and built a 26-18 lead after Li Yuan hit a three-pointer before the end of the first quarter.