CHENGDU, China, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Xinjiang put on a defensive-minded game to best Shanghai 68-53 in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league here on Wednesday.
"We know that Shanghai boasts a quick pace and three-pointer shooting ability. We had a great defense and restrained the opponents' character today," said Xinjiang coach Gao Fengjuan.
The 31-year-old also became the first Chinese singles player since Li Na in 2012 to reach the fourth round at Roland-Garros.
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)
SAO PAULO, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- Palmeiras extended its unbeaten run to 20 matches across all competitions with a 2-1 home win over Ceara in Brazil's Serie A championship on Saturday.
Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane, who has to work out what his most effective line up without the injured Eden Hazard is, could start with Wednesday's goal scorer, Vinicius Jr alongside Karim Benzema and Marco Asensio.
But the 33-year-old soon after committed a serious foul on Leo Dubois, for which referee Stephanie Frappart initially showed a yellow card but changed it to a red after a VAR review.
Elsewhere, Svit registered its first victory of the new season, winning in Handlova 89-81 on Saturday.
"I mean, we both gave everything," said the third-seeded Thiem. "The thing in tennis is that there is one loser, one winner. Despite (being) so disappointed, I'm still happy for him."
Jiangsu took to attacking the basket from the paint early on, before going up 20-9 on a 14-0 surge.
Sydney FC has already begun the search to find a new striker. Enditem