CHENGDU, China, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- Shanxi edged Hebei 84-75 while Zhejiang smashed Fujian 96-76 in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league here on Tuesday.
The 26-year-old Kenyan was far behind her world record of 2:14:04 that she set in Chicago last year, but met no challenge after 30 kilometers.
Four-time winner Kipchoge from Kenya was expected to clinch the victory comfortably as his archrival Kenenisa Bekele announced his withdrawal from the event due to a calf injury on Friday.
"But I take it as a very positive thing. I am playing quite well to win against a player like Stefano today with this score.
On the Dongguan side, Shen Yi nailed 13 points, while Hu Ke added 10.
Swiatek is to face another unexpected winner from the fourth round - Martina Trevisan, as the world No. 159 stunned another title favorite Kiki Bertens 6-4, 6-4 in a later match on Court Suzanne-Lenglen.
German media accused Bayern of having made panic acquisitions while under time pressure to find suitable deals.
Elsewhere Villarreal's Gerard Moreno retains his place in the squad after an excellent start to the season, as does FC Barcelona's Ansu Fati, who scored in the 4-0 defeat against the Ukraine a month ago. Meanwhile Mikel Oyarzabal is also recalled after he too had to drop out in September after testing positive for COVID-19.
Next up for Halep is another 19-year-old youngster, Iga Swiatek of Poland, whom Halep defeated in the round of 16 here last year.
PARIS, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- Brazilian star Neymar scored twice for Paris Saint-Germain in a dominating 6-1 win over Angers on Friday.
"Despite only one week, she has improved a lot since we met last time. She is very young, but she has got everything on the court. Last time in Strasbourg, she didn't go into the game so quickly and played not so steadily. But this time, I can feel her confidence has boosted after winning two rounds at a Grand Slam," said Zhang, who defeated Burel 6-3, 7-6(3) in the Strasbourg Open before coming to Paris.