In the Changzhou division, Tan Long scored a hat trick to propel Changchun Yatai to a 4-1 victory against Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard.
"I feel pretty happy for her. She played great today, and we didn't restrain her quite well. Witnessing her performance today, I feel that she has a bright future," Wu explained.
"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."
Buckling up their defense and increasing ball movement in transition, Sichuan began to gain ground in the second quarter. After Shao Ting's three-point play with 5:57 left, they turned the game around at 30-28 before going into halftime up 41-39.
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Shanxi and Henan played out a close game, although Shanxi ultimately won 76-70. Shanxi led the game by 9 points after the first half, but Henan did very well to surpass Shanxi in the third quarter.
Shan was the main threat on Zhejiang's offensive end, constantly burying three-pointers and driving to the basket. She scored nine points in a 10-minute stretch as Zhejiang raced ahead 45-33 at the half.
"We stop, we come back, we stop on the changeovers. I think this is a little bit dangerous for the body with these very heavy conditions."
Shanghai will face Shaanxi on Sunday, while Tianjin's opponents on Monday will be Jiangsu. Enditem
"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.
Schwartzman stunned Nadal 6-2, 7-5 two weeks ago in the Italian capital.