"Seven is my favorite number, so I guess it's meant to be," Azarenka said, joking about the gap between major final appearances. "I'm very grateful for this opportunity, to be able to play such a champion in a semifinal. The road to the final requires you to beat the best players, and today was definitely that day."
After that, Osaka dominated and claimed the set 6-3.
Henan found a consolation goal in the 75th minute as Christian Bassogog scored an open goal in a counterattack.
Kicking off on Saturday, the two-day event also included a 5km run, a 1km run, and a 0.2 km children's run.
"It's just too early to give a concrete answer what will be the final scenario," Bach said, "The only thing we can say is it will be about offering a safe environment for all participants." Enditem
The 21-year-old suffered a severe injury in the Shanghai Diamond League two years ago where he registered a personal best of 8.43 meters to finish second but went hospital after injuring his left foot. He underwent surgeries on the foot and spent more than six months in rehabilitation.
In an earlier match on Monday, Xiamen Tefang beat Hunan Hualai 3-1 to win the bronze medal.
Osasuna were rocked on Wednesday with the news that key striker Chimy Avila tore his cruciate knee ligaments in training and he could miss most of the season.
Palace had ended last season with a run of eight games without a win and this victory was exactly what coach Roy Hodgson needed.
Castagne opened the scoring with a 56th minute header and Vardy scored in the 74th and 84th minutes with both goals coming from the penalty spot - the first after he had been pulled back in the West Brom area.
It's the first Grand Slam title for Pavic and Soares as a team as both men had previously won majors with different partners.