The 16 teams were divided into two groups this season, with the top four teams in each group moving into Final A for the championship race while the bottom four falling into Final B for the 9th to the 16th places.
Ye is also the Asian record holder of the women's 200m individual medley in 2:07.57.
Real Sociedad ruined Elche's return to the top flight as they won 3-0 in Elche's Martin Valero stadium with second half goals from Portu, Adnan Januzaj and Roberto Lopez.
BEIJING, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Durban, South Africa will host the 2023 ITTF World Table Tennis Championships Finals according an announcement made at the ITTF's Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Monday, the first ever virtually conducted AGM in the table tennis governing body's history.
Pliskova wasted eight set points in the opener but recovered quickly in the following two sets, serving out the contest on Court Philippe-Chatrier after two hours and 15 minutes.
"We have passed a difficult situation to reach the stage and don't want to lose our chance easily. Our players are highly-motivated for this match and are ready for this tough challenge mentally," he said. Enditem
Persepolis will meet Pakhtakor in the quarter-finals at the Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium on Wednesday.
Francisco Trincao, Miralem Pjanic and Pedri will all have to wait their turn on the bench, while whether or not Dembele is included will give an indication over the French international's future.
In the other game in Changzhou, Kunshan FC beat Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard 3-2, and Nantong Zhiyun defeated Heilongjiang Lava Spring 1-0. Enditem
The shortlist for the Best Player award was selected by a jury comprising the 80 coaches of the teams that took part in the group stages of the 2019/20 UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, along with 55 journalists selected by the European Sports Media group, one from each of UEFA's member associations.
After the result, Wuhan Zall ranks fifth with 17 points, while Tianjin remains the last without a single win in the Suzhou division. Enditem