Resentful of refereeing, Wuhan coach Li Xin was given two technical fouls in a row resulting in her ejection early in the last quarter. Wuhan could not truly put a scare into Xinjiang during the second half.
Khachanov won the pair's previous encounter in Paris - at 2018 Paris Masters, when the Russian claimed a straight-set win in the final to clinch the biggest title of his career until now.
The ITTF has announced the #RESTART event series, including the Women's World Cup, Men's World Cup and Finals, all scheduled to be staged in China in November.
BOGOTA, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- Colombia manager Carlos Queiroz said Tuesday that the return to form of James Rodriguez could not come at a better time as the Cafeteros prepare for their opening 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Venezuela and Chile.
The win also improves the Serbian's season record to a stunning 34-1. The only defeat came in a disqualification earlier this month at the US Open, where he hit a ball in frustration which struck the line judge on the neck.
The second set was filled with breaks as both players failed to hold their serves from the sixth to the 11th game. Zhang served to win in the 10th game but was broken by her French opponent. However, when the chance appeared again on the 12th, Zhang didn't miss it and wrapped up the victory with a flawless love game.
Sunday's rivals are Europa League champions Sevilla, and Koeman's big issue is in defense thanks to the red card shown to Clement Lenglet against Celta on Thursday.
FC Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman was left frustrated as the club failed to complete deals to bring central defender Alex Garcia and forward Memphis Depay to the club from Manchester City and Olympique Lyon respectively.
"I did not want to travel far and decided to enjoy my vacation in a more leisurely way," she said. "Kart racing helps me releave the pressure of work."
The following games are scheduled for Saturday: Borussia Dortmund host Freiburg, Eintracht Frankfurt face Hoffenheim, Cologne entertain Borussia Monchengladbach, Werder Bremen encounter newcomers Arminia Bielefeld, newly-promoted Stuttgart clash with Bayer Leverkusen and RB Leipzig play bottom side Schalke. Enditem
MONTEVIDEO, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- Luis Suarez said Monday that Uruguay has the depth to cover the absence of Edinson Cavani in their opening 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Ecuador.