The Shandong club then extended the lead as Lu Guangzu defeated Li Shipei 11-7, 11-8, 12-10 in the men's singles.
ZHENGZHOU, China, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- China Super League (CSL) side Henan Jianye has signed Spaniard Javier Pereira as head coach, the club said on Friday.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- The turf at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana stadium will be relaid after weeks of criticism from players, coaches and officials.
"We didn't do enough in guarding Fernandinho and Kardec," admitted Hebei head coach Xie Feng.
"It's already dangerous enough, and I was really surprised and shocked at the moment that I felt something," the Belgian rider added.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Second seed Dominic Thiem of Austria came back from two sets down to overcome German fifth seed Alexander Zverev 2-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6(6) in the US Open men's singles final for his maiden Grand Slam title on Sunday.
In the opening men's doubles, Zheng Siwei/Wang Yilv crushed Li Junhui/Ren Xiangyu 11-7, 11-6, 11-6 in just 21 minutes to gain the first point for Qingdao.
"Our players are not in good forms. We need to make adjustment before our next matchday," Xie added.
A total of 13 teams will play in two groups in the round-robin preliminaries with the top four finishers from each pool to qualify for the knock-out stage. Enditem
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.
Former Dutch international Robben celebrated his much-anticipated return to the Eredivisie after an absence of 16 years and 155 days. The 36-year-old resumed his career at FC Groningen this summer after having retired for one season. His comeback at home against PSV was disappointing as he limped off injured after half an hour.