Elche and Huesca drew a game between two newly promoted sides 0-0, although Huesca will feel they did enough to take all three points as Elche failed to shoot on target all game.
BEIJING, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- Chinese talent Sun Yingsha will replace teammate Zhu Yuling to compete at the ITTF Women's World Cup following the latter's withdrawal, according to player updates announced by the world table tennis governing body on Tuesday.
Last year "champion" Banska Bystrica (crowned after the abrupt end of the 2019/2020 season in March caused by the COVID-19 strike and subsequently stripped of the title as the governing body decided not to crown a champion of the shortened season) and the runner-up Slovan Bratislava are still trying to find their lost forms, losing their respective second-round fixtures.
On the Dongguan side, Shen Yi nailed 13 points, while Hu Ke added 10.
Zhejiang led the game from the first quarter, and widened the gap to 12 points after the first half with 45-33. Dongguan, a powerhouse last season, had no chance to win the game in the second half because its national trio of Li Yueru, Yang Liwei and Huang Sijing departed to Inner Mongolia during the offseason.
With a 4,000-seat capacity, the Weihai Nanhai Olympic Center will host the doubles events. The newly-opened venue is currently staging the 2020 China National Table Tennis Championships.
The Greek star will compete for a quarterfinal place with No. 18 seed Grigor Dimitrov. Enditem
JIANGMEN, China, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- Tianjin claimed its sixth national title by defeating Shandong 3-1 (25-21, 16-25, 25-11, 25-12) in the final of the Chinese Women's Volleyball Championship here on Friday.
"Since then, I've made huge progress because I've played a few big matches, against Simona, against Caroline Wozniacki and Naomi Osaka, and I think it helped me a lot and now I feel like I can handle the pressure," Swiatek added.
Roma had a shaky start to the new season, managing only one draw and one defeat after two rounds.
The visitors from the capital started well, and disrupted Bayern's build-up work in the early stages.