JIANGMEN, China, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Shanghai defeated Liaoning 3-0 (27-25, 25-14, 25-19) in the quarterfinals here on Wednesday, advancing into the last four at the Chinese Women's Volleyball Championship.
With the result, Augsburg have won their first two Bundesliga games of the campaign for the first time in the club's history, while Dortmund suffered their first loss of the season.
Reports speak of growing unrest among players and coaching staff regarding their claim to sign new faces to help a tired team recover and shape an era of success.
Former international Chen Xiaojia powered Jiangsu's offense through consecutive baskets as Jiangsu went up 23-18 at the end of the first quarter.
Suzhou, who had scored only three goals in their previous five matches, took an early lead as Li Zhi converted a penalty in the 16th minute.
Zhejiang's captain Zhu Yuezhou was the key person to lead her side to give Liaoning a 4-0 and a 6-0 shock in the middle of the third set. Liaoning then failed to cut the deficit.
PARIS, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- The "King of Clay" Rafael Nadal completed another overwhelming show at the French Open as the Spaniard romped to a 6-1, 6-0, 6-3 win over world No. 236 Mackenzie McDonald.
Other media mention former Schalke hero and Belgian, Cote d'Ivorian and Iranian national coach Marc Wilmots as a candidate.
Portu opened the scoring in the 55th minute from a tight angle after a pass from Mikel Merino, and Adnan Januzaj doubled the visitors' lead 13 minutes from time from the penalty spot after he had been clipped in the Elche area.
"It's obviously an honor to play at the center court, playing against David, he is a great player. I know him very well, we're good friends, so it's not easy."
Starting from pole position, Zhou kept his lead in the opening stages of the race while others jockeyed for position behind him.