"Xinjiang has more star players than us. We just have to relax and prepare for a fight. Nothing else," Ding added.
"It's been long ride definitely. Everything came to my mind when I had my whole family, people who I loved to help me through the tough, tough time," said Kvitova. "I was just playing in the Philippe Chatrier, it was such nice to win the match and to be in the quarterfinal."
Hao joined Guangzhou Evergrande for study under world-class coach Marcello Lippi after managing the Chinese women's national team from 2012 to 2015. He was appointed the executive coach of the Chinese Olympic men's team, but his side failed in pursuit of a ticket to the Tokyo Olympics.
BERLIN, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- Borussia Dortmund returned to winning ways and secured its second win of the season after Erling Haaland provided a brace to see off Freiburg 4-0 in the third round of the Bundesliga on Saturday.
CHENGDU, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- Jiangsu manhandled Tianjin 106-59 in dominant fashion for its second straight win going into the 2020-21 Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) campaign here on Monday.
Also absent will be representatives from Oriente Petrolero, due to bickering between club officials and the Bolivian Football Federation (FBF).
Edin Dzeko wasted a good opportunity in the 21st minute as the hitman sprung the offside trap but ballooned it over the bar.
"Gerhard is a bright coach, and we're very pleased to welcome him to the club," said the team's head of sport Kevin Thelwell. "Gerhard's playing style and experience in youth development align with our philosophy and above all, as a person he fits into our culture. We look forward to him getting here and working together to achieve the goals we have set as a club."
After substitutes stepped in, Xinjiang maintained its level of defense, holding Shanghai to shot-clock violations on several occasions and leading 27-18 at halftime.
The game went into turmoil after that as Ciro Immobile was sent off in the 69th minute for slapping Arturo Vidal after being tripped by the Chilean, while Inter's midfielder Stefano Sensi also saw red in the dying minutes.
A second-quarter surge helped Xinjiang take over down the stretch over Wuhan. Although falling behind 23-21 early, they forged a 38-25 advantage entering the second half, including six points from Wang Lili.