"I was trying to find my rhythm and enhancing my cooperation with my teammates in today's match because I have long been out of formal games this year," said Tianjin captain Li.
The 18-year-old reeled in her American opponent 6-4, 6-2 in 79 minutes to set up a second-round qualifying meeting with local player Tessah Andrianjafitri, a 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 winner over Spain's Nuria Parrizas.
HANGZHOU, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- The Hangzhou Asian Games Organizing Committee (HAGOC) on Tuesday unveiled pictograms for the Games, and initiated a global appeal for the slogan of volunteers.
Samaria announced the squad on Monday as Namibia commenced with their preparation for the 2021 CHAN finals and 2020 COSAFA as well as the AFCON qualifiers.
Similarly, the CAF, in a letter signed by its president Ahmad Ahmad, said the continental football body shares in the agony of the GFA.
ROME, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Zlatan Ibrahimovic will miss the third qualifying round of Europa League after the Swede tested positive for COVID-19, AC Milan confirmed on Thursday.
Brazil's Santos also moved within sight of a berth in the next round with a 2-1 win over 10-man Delfin in the Ecuadorian port city of Manta.
The result at Arena do Gremio in the southern city of Porto Alegre left Gremio 12th in the 20-team standings with 13 points from 10 matches. Palmeiras rose two places to fourth with 18 points.
Monday's first game saw Aston Villa beat Sheffield United 1-0 in Villa Park on a 63rd minute goal by Ezri Konsa Ngoyo.
"We know it is very important, but we think it will not affect the competitions of the Olympic Games," he said.
Players are also accused of lacking the right mentality.