To make things worse for Schalke, Leipzig continued on the front foot and made it 3-0 just before the break as Marcel Halstenberg's cross allowed Willi Orban to make it three.
Mainz were unable to gain a foothold into the first half and had to wait until the 38th minute to get their first chance on target, as Jean-Philippe Mateta's header came close.
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.
"She played really really well today. I think everything is tough. My ball is very short and she opened the court very nice and used very nice winners," said the world 39th-ranked Zhang, who has also achieved a personal best at Roland Garros by reaching the fourth round.
BOGOTA, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- Colombia head coach Carlos Queiroz has named James Rodriguez and Radamel Falcao in his squad for 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Venezuela and Chile.
The South American zone's 2022 World Cup qualifiers had been scheduled to begin in late March but were postponed amid the escalating health crisis.
NAIROBI, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's Timothy Cheruiyot, Helen Obiri and Britain's Kristal Awuah produced the critical highlights of the Kip Keino Classic, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting held in the capital, Nairobi, on Saturday.
"I wasn't experienced at all then, that was my first match on a big stadium like that, so I was pretty stressed," Swiatek said of her fourth-round loss to Halep last year.
Regarding Bayern's strategy, he said, the club's sports director Hasan Salihamidzic might have been surprised by the pandemic's effects.
On the Shandong side, Yang Hengyu contributed 16 points, while Qiao Yanzi added 12.
As expected, there was no place for striker Edinson Cavani, who has yet to find a new club after leaving Paris Saint-Germain in June. The 33-year-old has not played since March.