WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- China's Xu Yifan teamed up with American Nicole Melichar to edge past Asia Muhammad/Taylor Townsend of the United States in three sets to reach the women's doubles final at the US Open on Wednesday.
Fernandinho equalized after dribbling into the box and beating Hebei goalkeeper Bao Yaxiong, finishing a counterattack in the 29th minute. Both sides created and missed numerous chances before the half break.
"I felt very nervous when I played because we were behind at that time. Also, I like the atmosphere of the knockout round, it was intense, like in international events," said He Bingjiao after taking a straight win in the women's singles against Zhou Meng.
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BEIJING, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- China's promising long jumper Shi Yuhao will compete in his first national-level event for two years at the 2020 Chinese National Athletics Championships next week and will test his sprinting ability in the 100 meters.
"It means a lot. That's what we practice for. That's what we were trying to do in these five months off, working for this moment," Soares said.
The 31-year-old, who joined Internacional from Ceara in January, is the competition's top scorer this campaign with eight goals in nine league matches.
BEIJING, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Italian Simone Pianigiani was appointed as the new head coach of the Beijing Ducks on Monday.
The lower league side had their goalkeeper Jakub Jakubov to thank as he defused the promising efforts on target from Andrej Kramaric and Christoph Baumgartner before the break.
Elsewhere, Bayer Leverkusen cruised into the next round as Nadiem Amiri's brace rounded off the 7-0 goal fest against Eintracht Norderstedt.
"My waist disc herniation has been acting up again," she said, adding that she would be back next year.