Title favorite Qingdao stormed to a 3-0 lead in the match against Shenzhen. Chen Yufei then fought for 49 minutes to overtake Zhang Yiman 7-11, 11-6, 8-11, 11-5, 11-6 in a tight game of women's singles, before Zheng Siwei/Liu Yuchen took a straight win over Liang Weikeng/Wu Tuobin in the men's doubles, adding the other two points for Qingdao.
Fernandinho equalized after dribbling into the box and beating Hebei goalkeeper Bao Yaxiong, finishing a counterattack in the 29th minute.
In the penalty shootout, Hoffenheim's goalkeeper Baumann saved two penalties while Bickel missed the target from the spot, allowing Hoffenheim to advance into the second round.
QINGDAO, China, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Super League (CSL) side Qingdao Huanghai FC has signed European forward Dejan Radonjic, the club announced on Friday.
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.
Fernandinho created the third goal of Chongqing six minutes later, breaking the rivals solid defense as a left-winger and helping Mierzejewski fire in close range through an accurate low pass.
"I thank Flamengo. They did everything to make me stay, but they understood me. I'm 35 years old, my career is ending and this is almost certainly going to be my last contract."
MEIZHOU, China, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Yang Hao of Shaanxi Chang'an Athletic, a 37-year-old veteran, finished off Wei Renjie's cross in the second half for a 1-1 draw with Jiangxi Liansheng China's second-tier league opener on Sunday.
Qingdao pulled one back in the 85th minute with an overhead kick from French midfielder Romain Alessandrini.
"I felt today I really executed the game very precisely," Azarenka said. "I was moving really well. I made the ball very long. So I felt I played well. I found all the right answers to everything she was trying to make, so I'm very happy with that."
Daniil Kvyat took a fine seventh in his AlphaTauri, with Leclerc and teammate Sebastian Vettel salvaging eighth and ninth on another difficult day for Ferrari.