The 2018 champion lost to Anisimova in the quarterfinals in Paris last year, but this time the Romanian needed only 54 minutes to complete a convincing victory.
It was Hertha who created the first chance of the game, as Dodi Lukebakio pulled wide from a promising position following a fast break in the 9th minute.
PARIS, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- China's Zhang Shuai ended an inspirational run of French teenager Clara Burel 7-6 (2), 7-5 on Saturday to secure her career debut in the French Open round of 16.
Rafael Nadal of Spain hits a return during the men's singles third round match between Rafael Nadal of Spain and Stefano Travaglia of Italy at French Open tennis tournament 2020 at Roland Garros, in Paris, France on Oct. 2, 2020. (Photo by Aurelien Morissard/Xinhua)
"We played great in the first half, but after bench players came in, they suffered a bit and failed to maintain the level on both ends," said Jiangsu coach Ding Tie.
Sichuan found its formidable game in the second quarter, responding with a 17-2 run and taking a 41-39 lead going into the second half.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- The New York Red Bulls announced on Tuesday that the team has hired Austrian Gerhard Struber as their new coach.
PARIS, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- Top seed Simona Halep took sweet revenge on her opponent from last year's French Open defeat to Amanda Anisimova by trouncing the American teenager 6-0, 6-1 on Friday to advance to the last 16 at Roland Garros.
Gaston is to challenge third seed Dominic Thiem in the fourth round. Earlier in the day, the Austrian had claimed another straight-sets victory over 28th seed Casper Ruud, beating the Norwegian 6-4, 6-3, 6-1.
Jiangsu and Beijing are placed third and fourth in the championship group standings respectively. Enditem
Next for Zhang is the winner between Czech No.7 seed Petra Kvitova and Canadian teenager Leylah Fernandez. Enditem