As for player updates, Germany's Han Ying enters the action at the Women's World Cup in place of Australia's Melissa Tapper, and Germany's Patrick Franziska replaces Australia's Hu Heming to participate in the Men's World Cup. Enditem
TEHRAN, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- The Iranian national soccer team will play a friendly match with Uzbekistan on Thursday, local media reported on Monday.
"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."
"I think we both played really well and a really great match. She played unbelievably good, considering she is so young, she has a very bright future," Zhang commented on her opponent.
Zhejiang had a advantage of five points in the first quarter, following a 15-1 pointing dash at the beginning of the second quarter.
"She played really really well today. I think everything is tough. My ball is very short and she opened the court very nice and used very nice winners," said the world 39th-ranked Zhang, who has also achieved a personal best at Roland Garros by reaching the fourth round.
FC Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman was left frustrated as the club failed to complete deals to bring central defender Alex Garcia and forward Memphis Depay to the club from Manchester City and Olympique Lyon respectively.
On Sunday night, when Juventus arrived at Allianz Stadium, Napoli remained at home, as per the protocol, Napoli will be handed a 3-0 loss.
Players of Shandong pose for group photos during the awarding ceremony of the 2020 Chinese Women's Volleyball Championship in Jiangmen, South China's Guangdong Province, on Oct. 2, 2020. (Xinhua/Qin Lang)
With 3:04 left on the clock of the third period, Fujian kept chasing the score-line and trailed by 57-66, but Zhejiang reclaimed a double-digit advantage through Dong Ke'er's three-pointer.
"They played great and showed their value on the court, which led to our victory," Li commented.