In the women's doubles, Jia Yifan/Du Yue of Qingdao were challenged in the first set against Tan Ning/Chen Yingying, before they finally secured the narrow win 15-13. Then Jia/Du controlled the next two sets to win 11-7, 11-4, awarding the four-time CBSL champion the victory in just 80 minutes.
"I am satisfied with the defense but our performance in the attacking line was not good enough as our previous matches," Guangzhou's coach Fabio Cannavaro said. Enditem
The newly-promoted Qingdao Huanghai sat at seventh place in Group B with eight teams after 10 rounds. Enditem
Luneng went ahead in the 19th minute when their striker Duan Liuyu miskicked the ball which flew into Pelle's way, and the Italian swept it in from a close range.
Her teammate Lu Guangzu went down to Huang Yuxiang 12-10, 10-12, 11-6, 15-14 in a tight men's singles game, while Zheng Siwei/Wang Yilv defeated Zhou Haodong/Wang Chang 11-8, 8-11, 11-4, 15-13 later in the men's doubles to help Qingdao take the lead 2-1.
CFA stated that all violations of the "Chinese Football Association Disciplinary Guidelines" will be punished strictly. It is hoped that all clubs, officials, and players can jointly maintain the order of the game and the hard-won football development environment.
Evergrande continue their dominance in Group A with 28 points while Luneng sit third with 17.
According to the organizing committee, Shaanxi will hold a series of celebration activities in the next week, in order to mark the one-year countdown to the National Games.
LONDON, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- World No. 1 Judd Trump started the new snooker season with two wins and one draw on Sunday, progressing to the second stage of the Championship League from Group One.
Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds United will be fascinating to watch after the master tactician earned promotion last season, although Leeds could suffer from a lack of goals.
"It was really a tough game. I was challenged in today and yesterday's game (the one against He Bingjiao)," commented Chen. "Zhang moved fast and made few errors on the court. She controlled the game in the first and third sets. I had to make adjustments and finally changed the situation."