Osaka then gained the momentum and broke a third time to take the match to a deciding set.
Steve Bruce did a decent job at Newcastle United in his first campaign, and he will be happy with the capture of Bournemouth duo Callum Wilson and Ryan Frasier, who should give more firepower to the perennial under-achievers.
He has also been capped 36 times for the Italian national team.
The ace claimed six ranking titles last season but failed to defend his world championship title in the season-ending tournament.
Fernandinho created the third goal of Chongqing six minutes later, breaking the rivals solid defense as a left-winger and helping Mierzejewski fire in close range through an accurate low pass.
Menezes, who has been out of work since parting ways with Palmeiras last December, will be tied to the Salvador-based side until December next year.
In the second set, Siegemund/Zvonareva broke the first service game of their opponents to take an early 2-0 lead. After that, they never looked back. Enditem
Iran sit third, behind Iraq and Bahrain, in Group C of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Asian Zone qualification. Enditem
"We (the Chinese women's volleyball team) hope that the Olympic Games will be held successfully because we have been fighting for this for four years," said the 25-year-old.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- Paulinho and Fei Nanduo scored as defending champions Guangzhou Evergrande beat Shenzhen Kaisa 2-0 here on Wednesday to secure a place in the second stage in the 2020 Chinese Super League (CSL) season.
"Our players are not in good forms. We need to make adjustment before our next matchday," Xie added.