Five Sichuan players scored in double digits, led by Hu Yueming's 13. Shao Ting nailed 11 points.
"She started really well right away, and had really good length, and was serving great. So I struggled at the beginning. I felt like I'm also not playing too bad, but just so many easy points going away with serve and return situations," said Siegemund.
The third-place match on the same day saw Shanghai RCB beat Beijing BG Development 3-1. Enditem
Sacking Loew before the Euro tournament next summer seems not an option as the coach's efforts are jeopardized by the COVID-19 pandemic. Nevertheless, the outcome of the Nations League campaign and the 2021 tournament might deliver answers about Loew's future. Enditem
Queiroz was reluctant to comment on the performances of Luis Muriel, who netted a brace, and his Atalanta teammate Duvan Zapata, the scorer of Colombia's other goal.
"I didn't expect to take charge of the team at such an early stage. It arrived all of a sudden," she recalled. "But the team was at a crucial time, so I took it over."
In Thursday's only other fixture, Athletico Paranaense were held to a goalless home draw by Ceara. Enditem
IOC president Thomas Bach confirmed at the 136th IOC Session on July 17 that he is ready to run for a second term in the position. Enditem
The former leader of Changzhou Division, Kunshan FC, lost to Heilongjiang Lava Spring on Wednesday, which gave Yatai and Nantong a chance to lead.
"I am overjoyed to get this chance in free practice. The fact my first participation in a Formula one weekend will take place in front of my home audience at the Nurburgring makes this moment even more special," the 'little Schumacher' stated.
Muto told a news conference that Bach, whose scheduled visit in May was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will also talk to Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori.