Zhu said they had chances but need more luck in the following matches. "We had few time to adjust in the tournament-format competition. We will try our best in every single match."
Meanwhile, Kenya's world marathon record-holder Brigid Kosgei's track debut ended in disappointment after losing the battle to The Dutch world 1,500m and 10,000m champion Sifan Hassan who went to break the World Hour record after she reached 18,930 meters as the hour elapsed, beating the existing mark of 18,517 meters set by Ethiopia's Dire Tune in 2008.
However, the finals, scheduled to be held in Aarhus, Denmark from Oct. 3-11, will proceed as planned, the world governing body of badminton said in a statement.
Xie and her teammates want to enroll at universities on football scholarships.
The 33-year-old striker, who came on after the interval, latched onto a through pass from teammate Wu Xi before sending it into the net in the 65th minute.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- American veteran Serena Williams and Dominic Thiem of Austria both advanced at the US Open but followed different paths en route to the next round on Monday.
The reasons seem apparent in Klein's view.
Hazard could be Madrid's 'signing' of the summer. The winger arrived unfit 12 months ago and struggled with injuries all season, but anyone who has seen him play for Chelsea knows what Hazard can do, and if the Belgian returns to his best he will add another dimension to Madrid's front line in terms of movement, dribbles, assists and goals.
"This year, any player that loses in the first round will be awarded 30 percent more than last year, bringing their winnings to 60,000 euros," read a tournament statement. "A significant effort has also been made in terms of the qualifying rounds, with a 27 percent increase in prize money compared with 2019. Any players who lose in the first round of the qualifying competition will take home a cheque for 10,000 euros." Enditem
Both sides had chances to break the deadlock in the first half but missed them all. Shanghai Shenhua midfielder Cao Yunding's left-footed shot hit the post in the seventh minute. Shenzhen almost scored the opener in the last minutes going into the halftime break when Ole Selnaes' free kick was also denied by the crossbar.
Also on Thursday, former Italian international Eder scored the winner to help Jiangsu Suning beat Shangdong Luneng 1-0.