Competing under a six-round format, the 24-year-old landed at 8.36m in round two, which is the world leading mark of the year. Huang Changzhou ranked second with a personal best of 8.33m in his first attempt.
In his opening speech, WTT Council Chair Liu Guoliang, who is also president of the Chinese Table Tennis Association, said, "With World Table Tennis, we are working towards the next step: to create a new table tennis landscape and make it one of the world's largest sports properties. This has always been my dream."
Tottenham Hotspur began their season with a defeat, going down 1-0 at home to a James Rodriguez-inspired Everton.
The 46-year-old talked about the efforts to, in the future, find talented young Chinese players to join the club in the Rhine-Ruhr-region.
The attacking midfielder will find it tough to break into Zidane's starting 11, but his departure was a blow to Real Sociedad. The Basque side acted quickly and the signing of veteran David Silva to replace Odegaard looks like a smart move, although the former Manchester City man will probably have to settle for a place on the bench after testing positive for COVID-19 on the same day he was presented by the club.
Top women's seed Simona Halep made a winning return a month after winning in Prague as she disposed of 99th-ranked Italian Jasmine Paolini 6-3, 6-4.
During the last two seasons in the Premier League, Jota scored 16 goals in 67 appearances as Wolves finished seventh in back-to-back campaigns.
"I don't think David is demanding to stand above those two," the 43-year-old said.
JERUSALEM, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Israeli Premier League runners-up Maccabi Haifa beat FC Kairat Almaty of Kazakhstan 2-1 at home on Thursday in the second round of the UEFA Europa League qualification.
Koeman also insisted he had a good relationship with Lionel Messi, after the striker had told the club he wanted to leave, only to later say he would stay in order to avoid lengthy legal wrangling.
BEIJING, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Construction and renovation work on ten professional football stadiums for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup has been accelerated, the organizing committee said on Tuesday.