With the approval of The State Council, the 14th National Games will be held in Shaanxi Province from September 5 to September 27, 2021. As the highest-level and largest comprehensive sports meeting in China, the National Games will be held in the vast central and western regions for the first time. Enditem
"We showed our character," Jiangsu coach Ding Tie said. "But after some young players substituted in, the level of our defense went down."
Al Nassr broke the deadlock with a penalty in the 35th minute before Abdi Mehdi Qara leveled for Persepolis just six minutes later.
"We didn't perform well in the first quarter. We had a tough start, but ultimately took our chance," Shaanxi coach Jiang E'Ying reflected.
The stadium has a total area of more than 107,000 square meters, including 18,000 seats and an ice rink of 1,800 square meters, which is the largest ice rink in northwest China.
"We're focused on the fact that we're really looking now at January 1 to start the season up. Our hope is to have a full season, full regular season, and to have fans in the building, but there are a lot of things that have to transpire, many of which, if not most of which, are beyond our control, before we can finalize our plans," Commissioner Gary Bettman said on Tuesday.
"We stop, we come back, we stop on the changeovers. I think this is a little bit dangerous for the body with these very heavy conditions."
The second set was filled with breaks as both players failed to hold their serves from the sixth to the 11th game. Zhang served to win in the 10th game but was broken by her French opponent. However, when the chance appeared again on the 12th, Zhang didn't miss it and wrapped up the victory with a flawless love game.
"It has been a great season for me and it is my hope that all will be well next year as I focus on the Tokyo Olympics," said Cheruiyot after his victory.
"My club had been closed for six months due to the COVID-19 pandemic and just reopened a month ago," said Zhang, adding that he has received dozens of reservations for this holiday one week in advance, mostly from young people.
The win, which came as the 35th from 36 matches this season, also ties him with Rafael Nadal for a record 14th Roland Garros quarterfinals appearance.