Despite two big losses into the season, Daqing coach Ji Yanyan would rather pick up something positive from her young team.
Saturday ended with Newcastle United winning 3-1 at home over Burnley thanks to an excellent display from winger Allan Saint-Maximin and two goals from Callum Wilson. Enditem
Kvitova went into the match quickly as she broke her Chinese opponent twice to surge to a 4-0 lead in the opening set, before serving for the set in the eighth game.
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The game was decided with the final possession. After Li Jinjun converted one of two free throws, Shaanxi went up 80-78 with 11.3 seconds remaining. On the ensuing possession, Wuhan's Liang Juanzhi missed a jumper that could have sent the match into overtime.
Barca issued a communique shortly after the final whistle confirming Alba had "problems in his right hamstring," adding that he would undergo tests on Monday to discover the full extent of the injury.
Colombia will face Venezuela in Barranquilla on Friday and Chile in Santiago four days later.
Slovan's Canadian forward Brendan O'Donnell could have tied the game in the second period but only hit the goal post to go 1-2.
"I'm sure that I can make many layups on the university basketball court, but here, when opponents inflicted huge pressure on me, my chance of doing that will be much lower."
Her former teammate in Beijing, Shi Xiufeng, showed an eagerness to return to court.
Eibar midfielder Pape Diop was sent off for the second time this season with 18 minutes remaining, but Rodrigues' later header gave them three vital points in injury time. The visitors also had to thank goalkeeper Marco Dmitrovic for an excellent penalty save with the score at 1-1.