CHENGDU, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Sichuan never trailed throughout the game before outplaying Fujian 89-63 in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league here on Thursday.
But Nadal was better in Grand Slam clashes (9-6), especially on his favourite clay court (6-1).
"We didn't execute as we prepared. Some players didn't respond well," rued Shandong coach Luka Sjekloca.
The Swiss kept trying to play the ball out from the back, but Spain didn't allow them any time on the ball and Sommer redeemed himself with a good save to parry Ferran Torres' header after a flowing move ended with Jesus Navas putting a good cross into the Swiss area.
"If I gave up at first, I would not have got the chance at a later stage," she pointed out.
Wan Jiyuan led Zhejiang with 25 points. Huang Jiali bagged 22 before fouling out with 3:39 remaining. Wang Jiaqi had 15 points and 11 assists.
Scoring 10 points in the first quarter, Cao Junwei was a driving force as Shandong ended the quarter up 25-18.
"He was unable to train because of pain in his lower back," Lasmar told a virtual news conference. "He's shown a small improvement today, but it is important to consider that less than 24 hours have passed [since the injury]. He's traveled by bus and plane to be here, which has made treatment difficult.
"It was good to decompress the situation a little bit and send strength to all Argentines."
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Goals from either side of halftime from Roberto Firmino helped Brazil to a 5-0 defeat of Bolivia in their opening 2022 World Cup qualifier here on Friday.
The third-place match on the same day saw Shanghai RCB beat Beijing BG Development 3-1. Enditem