Aston Villa's Ollie Watkins (2nd R) celebrates after scoring his hat-trick goal during the English Premier League match between Aston Villa and Liverpool at Villa Park in Birmingham, Britain, on Oct. 4, 2020. (Xinhua)
Wuhan did enough work to contain Xinjiang after the tip-off, but Xinjiang pulled away with a 17-2 spurt before the halftime for a 38-25 lead.
"Nothing else," he noted. "In every practice, I asked them to fight, play strong defence and play smart in offense. This gave us the result in the second quarter."
Next up for Kvitova is Germany's Laura Segemund, who dispatched Spaniard Paula Badosa 7-5, 6-2 to advance. Enditem
ABUJA, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- Nigeria on Monday appointed American Randy Waldrum as the new head coach of the women's national football team, also known as the Super Falcons.
The 19-year-old Pole needed just 68 minutes to avenge her exit to the 2018 champion last year in Paris at the same stage.
Also missing will be injured left-back Nilson Loyola and influential winger Edison Flores, whose club DC United refused to release him because of a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine for those returning to the United States capital from abroad. In addition, forward Jefferson Farfan is in doubt for the matches after re-injuring his troublesome left knee.
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.
"We had a poor start as our players didn't show enough mentality, but I'm satisfied with the players' performance in the following three quarters," Shaanxi coach Jiang E'Ying commented.
Wu opened the game with two straight 3-pointers, while Henan's Zhang Lingge answered with two shots from beyond the arc. Wu and Liu combined for 18 points as Shanxi built a 22-17 lead in the first quarter.
Ben Chilwell's Chelsea debut could hardly have gone better as he scored the first goal of the game on 50 minutes before giving an assist for Kurt Zouma to score Chelsea's second of their 4-0 win at home to Crystal Palace 16 minutes later.