"Fujian's style is similar to us in some sense, our familiarity to their strategies makes it easy to find out countermeasures," said Shanghai's head coach Wang Zhiteng. Enditem
Despite the loss, Shanghai is still secure atop the Suzhou division.
The resumption of the competitions will follow two friendly matches of the Iranian national soccer team with Uzbekistan and Mali on October 8 and 13 respectively.
China was awarded the hosting right of 2023 AFC Asian Cup on June 14, 2019. Enditem
Elsewhere, Freiburg and Wolfsburg shared the spoils following a 1-1 stalemate as Josip Brekalo cancelled out Nils Petersen's opener. Enditem
Having played his part in "Ping Pong Diplomacy" between China and the United States, Yao took up the role of Chinese team leader between 1985 and 1995, followed by his position as the ITTF Technical Committee Chair from 1995 to 2009.
Shanghai continued their tight control in front of the net in the second set. Although Fujian made several substitutions, they still failed to shake Shanghai's advantage.
Pliskova wasted eight set points in the opener but recovered quickly in the following two sets, serving out the contest on Court Philippe-Chatrier after two hours and 15 minutes.
Schalke will encounter third-placed RB Leipzig in the third round of the Bundesliga on Saturday. Enditem
Attracting around 300 swimmers, the 2020 championships are being held from September 26 to October 2 in Qingdao.
With the score tied at 68-all before the final quarter, Sichuan took charge of the last 10 minutes despite Shao's departure.