PARIS, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Teenager Iga Swiatek became the first Polish player to win a Grand Slam singles title as she beat American fourth seed Sofia Kenin 6-4, 6-1 in women's singles final at Roland Garros on Saturday.
Jia's team went through an unexpected quarantine amid the COVID-19 concerns during the Olympic qualifiers last February before entering the playoff.
"The players are finding their rhythm on the field, but they have yet to hit their best form to ensure a victory over South Korea next February," he said. "They need to further improve their techniques, coordination and tactics."
It was the first meeting between the two sides at senior level.
"As a young team, we haven't played many tough games like this, so we cherish it a lot," Sun noted.
Questions about Loew's future are popping up, and concerns about the outcome of next year's European Championship are growing.
The German coach has spotted a lack of mentality, but didn't mention the loss of efficiency and robustness.
Jepchirchir, 27, made a return to the Kenyan national team after blowing away a star-studded field to win her maiden world title at the 2016 World Half Marathon Championships in Cardiff. She will be looking to recapture her crown in Poland when she leads a Kenyan squad comprising former world record holder Joyciline Jepkosgei, Dorcas Jepchumba, Brilliant Jepkorir and Rosemary Wanjiru.
"Although there are many traditional Tai Chi schools, I welcome anyone who likes martial arts and traditional culture to join us, regardless of factions," she explained.
CHENGDU, China, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Daqing clinched a hard-fought 79-76 victory over Tianjin in the third round of the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league here on Friday, while Beijing overcame Shandong 82-74.
"We often encounter bad weather conditions and for many children it is not convenient to play far away from home or school, so I believe the indoor club will be a good solution."