Shaanxi's Chen Yanyu was an assist shy of a triple-double with 21 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists. Li weighed in with 19 points.
"I feel that physical contention is not at the same level. The opponents played tough on both ends. As for the game experience, I'm not at the same level with teammates and opponents either," she noted.
The second set was filled with breaks as both players failed to hold their serves from the 6th to the 11th game. Zhang served to win in the 10th game but was broken by her French opponent. However, when the chance appeared again in the 12th, Zhang didn't miss it and wrapped up the victory with a flawless love game.
"We showed our character," Jiangsu coach Ding Tie said. "But after some young players substituted in, the level of our defense went down."
On Friday Heerenveen drew 1-1 at FC Utrecht and Vitesse beat Heracles Almelo 3-0 on Saturday. Feyenoord now leads the Eredivisie with 10 points after four matches. PSV and Heerenveen also have 10 points, but Feyenoord's goal difference is better. Vitesse and Ajax are fourth and fifth with nine points. Enditem
Svit's Serbian guard and the 2018 MVP Sasa Avramovic had a great night, pushing his teammates to victory with 32 points, seven rebounds, and three assists.
Shanghai guard Peng Szu-Chin hobbled off the court, seemingly through a strain, just one minute into the second half. Without one of its main scorers, Shanghai could not catch up on the offensive end as Xinjiang pulled away through backcourt combo Wang Siyu and Wang Lili's efforts.
Thomas will be a big loss for Atletico, but the club were able to compensate partly for his loss with Uruguayan midfielder Lucas Torreira arriving on loan from Arsenal with an option to make the deal permanent at the end of the season for 20 million euros.
Tianjin rode an early 8-0 spurt to race ahead, and compiled a 25-19 advantage as the first quarter ran out.
"Archery is not as popular as basketball and football, but it is still a sport worth a shot," said Liu Lu, a 21-year-old fitness enthusiast who came with her boyfriend and spent a whole afternoon shooting arrows. "Doing physical exercise has been a hit among the youth."
Wuhan got rolling midway through the first quarter, going on a 9-0 run to move ahead and setting up a 23-12 advantage as the quarter time ran out.