In a finely balanced match, where the two teams saw the biggest lead of eight points, Ji missed a buzzer-beating three-pointer that could have secured Daqing's win in regulation time.
"I hope I can do good for the society. I also hope more talented girls can stand on the football court so that one day our 'Steel Roses' will return to their former glory," she said. Enditem
"It was a difficult time for me. After thinking hard for almost a week, I decided to retire and go to college," Wang said.
The 54th-ranked 19-year-old, who did not drop a set throughout the two-week tournament, also became the lowest-ranked French Open female winner since the WTA computer rankings began in 1975.
"We often encounter bad weather conditions and for many children it is not convenient to play far away from home or school, so I believe the indoor club will be a good solution."
"I am of course disappointed as we grabbed the lead three times yet we shared the spoils. We talked about this issue in the past and we will have to talk about it again," said Germany coach Joachim Low.
CHENGDU, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- Veteran center Liu Jiacen shone in Shanxi's 84-75 comeback victory over Shandong in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league here on Monday.
Guo Zixuan scored 10 points in the first quarter as Hebei led at 27-21, while Zhejiang, tagged by its three-pointer shooting, was held to 0 of 4 from 3-point range down the stretch.
The Czech team doubled the lead on 47 minutes, after another Israeli mistake, this time by defender Eitan Tibi, letting striker Matej Vydra make it 2-0.
"This is team spirit, solidarity, team football. Everyone has the responsibility to try to win the ball from the opponent and everyone has the condition to create. Sometimes he [Neymar] doesn't score but he provides assists. Football is a team sport. The important thing is that he played a great game."
"I wanted to play this match as if it was the first round. I didn't want to think it was a semifinal because it would have stressed me out."