"My right eye was uncomfortable before the game, and I was influenced by that when I played. I was not in form today, but Ren played well," said the world No. 5 Chen.
"It was really a tough game. I was challenged in today and yesterday's game (the one against He Bingjiao)," commented Chen. "Zhang moved fast and made few errors on the court. She controlled the game in the first and third sets. I had to make adjustments and finally changed the situation."
The final clash between Qingdao and Ruichang will be held on Monday, each of which won once in their previous two meetings in the regular season. Enditem
In the northeastern city of Fortaleza, Flamengo's seven-game unbeaten run came to an end with a 2-0 defeat at Ceara. Luiz Otavio netted with a 50th minute header following a corner before Charles Rigon struck with a low finish six minutes later after another set piece.
GUIYANG, China, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- A smart gym, which is the second one founded for the ever-increasing demand of the residents, has opened in the community of Guihang in Guiyang, capital of southwest China's Guizhou province, according to the provincial sports bureau.
Radonjic scored 39 goals and 13 assists in 121 matches in Croatia.
"The VNL will be especially important next season as we work to define and prepare the group of players we'll be taking to Tokyo for the Olympics," the veteran coach explained.
Zverev, 23, was in top form in the first set as he displayed an impressive serve and volley game to triumph 6-2 in just 30 minutes.
Leeds will feel unlucky to lose to a late penalty, but showed they should have enough to survive with ease in the Premier League.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Corinthians have sacked head coach Tiago Nunes after the club's poor start to the Brazilian Serie A season.
Covering a construction area of 139,304 square meters, the stadium has a unique and ground-breaking seating bowl design that maximizes the view to the football pitch from all the 33,765 seats, while creating an intimate atmosphere for the spectators.