Next up for Halep is another 19-year-old youngster, Iga Swiatek of Poland, whom Halep defeated in the round of 16 here last year.
Shan said her on-fire shooting performance was derived from confidence.
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.
After the restart, Dortmund started where it left off and doubled the lead two minutes into the second half as Reyna's pinpoint corner kick found Emre Can, who nodded home the ball over Muller.
LONDON, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- This year's Diving World Cup to be held in Tokyo has been postponed to April 2021, swimming's world governing body FINA said on Friday.
Despite two big losses into the season, Daqing coach Ji Yanyan would rather pick up something positive from her young team.
The "Bulls" assumed control from the starting whistle and pressed the "Royal Blues" onto the back foot.
Xinjiang began to take charge of the game back from the locker room on the way to a 19-point advantage after the third quarter.
Defending champion Rafael Nadal stormed into the fourth round at the French Open with another straight-sets win, beating Italy's Stefano Travaglia 6-1, 6-4, 6-0 on Friday and recording his 96th victory at Roland Garros.
Thanks to the third-round win, Wuhan moved atop the championship group standings with six points.
In the women's 200m sprint, Britain's Awuah, who finished fourth at the Doha Diamond meet last week, clocked 23:05 for her new personal best to beat Hemida Bassant of Egypt, who dipped 23.13 in second place. Zimbabwe's Roda Njobvu was third in 23:18.