"If you impose yourself from the very beginning on the court, which I have in those first three matches here, then it makes it hard for them to really believe that they can come back and make a turnaround in the match," said the 2016 champion, who is seeking for an 18th Grand Slam title at Roland Garros.
On the Shanghai side, Zhou Yuyan had 11 points, and Han Xu bagged 10.
The result has increased the pressure on Athletic Bilbao coach Gaizka Garitano, whose post-match comments that "the Primera Liga is difficult for us" was criticized by the fans.
Due to the game behind closed doors against Turkey, the association has to shift its plans to hand out free tickets. Plans said all of the tickets approved by local health authorities are free but exclusively for locals in Northern-Rhine-Westphalia.
German media accused Bayern of having made panic acquisitions while under time pressure to find suitable deals.
Axel Witsel (R) of Dortmund vies with Baptiste Santamaria of Freiburg during a German Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and SC Freiburg in Dortmund, Germany, Oct. 3, 2020. (Photo by Joachim Bywaletz/Xinhua)
"We inflicted great pressure on our opponents throughout the game. Offensively we played inside out and showed our level," Inner Mongolia coach Zheng Wei reflected.
"Many players have little experience of playing in WCBA. I'm satisfied with their desire to win and fighting spirit," she noted. Enditem
The previous best for the No.7 seed in Paris was the semifinals in 2012 when she lost to eventual champion Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-3.
NANNING, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- Swimming enthusiats in Liuzhou, a river-rich city of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, attended their first river-crossing competition since the COVID-19 outbreak.
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