Jiangsu seized control of the game from that moment. After Gong Li's three-pointer, they enlarged the gap to 30 points with 3:30 to play in the second quarter before going up 60-22 at halftime. The second half was routine work for Jiangsu as they sailed to a 47-point victory.
PARIS, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- Top seed Simona Halep's 17-game winning streak was snapped on Sunday at Roland Garros, as the Romanian ended her run for a third major title 6-1, 6-2 following a devastating performance from Iga Swiatek in the women's singles fourth-round match.
"We had a good start today, especially on defense. But our defensive quality went down after players rotation, and suffered too many mistakes in front of their pressure. We want to progress deep into the season," he commented. Enditem
Kvitova went into the match quickly as she broke her Chinese opponent twice to surge to a 4-0 lead in the opening set, before serving for the set in the eighth game.
The "Bulls" assumed control from the starting whistle and pressed the "Royal Blues" onto the back foot.
"It's not easy for us to return to court. I always want to say thanks to all medical staff across the country for giving us a safe environment to play. We appreciate it a lot," Wu said.
Peng Szu-Chin led Shanghai's charge with 25 points. Li Yingyun and Zhang Zhiting contributed 24 and 21 respectively. Zhang also grabbed 11 rebounds.
CHENGDU, China, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- Title favorite Inner Mongolia trounced Hebei 103-59 to kick off the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) season here on Friday.
"But I take it as a very positive thing. I am playing quite well to win against a player like Stefano today with this score.
Once inside the stadium, they refused to sit down and sang almost non-stop, even when their team looked doomed at 2-0 down at half-time.
"In terms of where we are competition-wise, the objective at the end of the day is to measure our standard to the South African standard and see if we can meet it. We are not oblivious though, we have included six of our foreign-based players. They will bring in more drive and experience to add to that of our local players," he concluded.