"The tiebreak was very tense. The tiebreak was where all the money was," said Tsitsipas on court. "I am glad that I played good tennis and I didn't panic. I stayed concentrated, stayed low-key and tried to take it point by point."
"We showed our character," Jiangsu coach Ding Tie said. "But after some young players substituted in, the level of our defense went down."
Many put the performances down to Garitano's defensive and conservative nature and his unwillingness to show confidence in the club's young players. The feeling is that although the squad has obvious weak points (especially in central midfield), the lack of confidence some players showed in the last two games means Garitano is running out of time. Enditem
After pocketing the second win consecutively since the beginning of the season, Shanxi coach Li Ge gave a high appraisal of some of his veterans' performance.
CHENGDU, China, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- Title favorite Inner Mongolia trounced Hebei 103-59 to kick off the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) season here on Friday.
After the restart, Dortmund started where it left off and doubled the lead two minutes into the second half as Reyna's pinpoint corner kick found Emre Can, who nodded home the ball over Muller.
The Iranian giant advanced to the ACL final with a 5-3 win on penalties against Al Nassr after the West Zone semifinal ended 1-1 in 120 minutes at the Jassim bin Hamad Stadium on Saturday.
"I wasn't experienced at all then, that was my first match on a big stadium like that, so I was pretty stressed," Swiatek said of her fourth-round loss to Halep last year.
The French champions will kick off the continental campaign at home against Manchester United on October 20.
Zhejiang outscored 52-37 at the interval, which proved to be a key part of their victory. Dong Ke'er made six 3-pointers to score 26 points. Huang Jiali shot 11 of 14 from the field for 26 points.
Hertha responded well and shocked the Bavarians with the equalizer as new arrival Jessic Ngankam scored his debut goal one minute after his substitution.