"It was the first game. We have to keep working and aspiring because we've only taken one small step," he added. Enditem
But Nadal was better in Grand Slam clashes (9-6), especially on his favourite clay court (6-1).
"We played well at the start, and executed as planned at both ends, which gave us an upper hand in the first half. But back from the locker room, we didn't put enough pressure on them in defense and do well in transition," Beijing coach Zhang Yunsong noted.
"Our defense slumped in the third quarter, and gave opponents many open shots from 3-point land," Hebei coach Ma Tao rued. Enditem
The team is preparing for the Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, China. The plan of the preparation contained the training camp in Inzell, Germany. However, the Polish speed skaters returned to Poland prematurely after the seven members of the team tested positive for COVID-19.
The 27-year-old central-defender joined the Qatari team for a fee of 900,000 U.S. dollars. The report, however, did not specify the period of contract.
It was third time lucky for the forward, who had been called up for former Spain coach Roberto Moreno, but pulled out the squad due to injury. He was avoided from making international debut again in this September because of a false coronavirus positive test result.
"I never make changes thinking about other games. You can't play two games in one game. It's not a good idea. The first changes were tactical changes to ... bring on fresh legs and try to score more goals."
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Juventus defender Danilo said Wednesday that he feels ready to finally assume the role of Brazil's first choice right-back, more than nine years after making his international debut.
Veteran playmaker Thiago Neves pulled a goal back for the hosts by nodding home after a Luciano Batista cross.
Coe arrived here on Wednesday night and became the first high-profile leader of international sports organizations to visit Japan since the coronavirus outbreak.