CHENGDU, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- 27 years since taking up basketball, including 16 years as a pro, Ji Yanyan is well aware of a palpable role that the sport plays in her 35 years of life.
But in a statement, the AFA said the 26-year-old did not travel with the Albiceleste squad to Bolivia and would continue to receive treatment in Buenos Aires.
"I was definitely not pleased with the way I played the finishing stages of the third and fourth sets, but I was very pleased with the way I kept my composure mentally throughout the entire match," said Djokovic. "I did feel that even though I lost the third and fourth, I still felt like I was the better player on the court. I had more control. I just felt comfortable playing."
Zhang said that there were nine teams about 100 players altogether to compete for the championship against his team, "I really hope we can make it to the last minute. Fighting!"
It was a finely balanced game with two teams consistently within five points of each other. Both sides traded the lead 11 times until the final minute of play.
Espanyol's Wu Lei (4th R) and David Lopez (3rd R) react during a Spanish league segunda division match between RCD Espanyol and AD Alcorcon in Barcelona, Spain, on Oct 10, 2020. (Photo by Joan Gosa/ Xinhua)
Peng led Wuhan with 17 points, and Ha Wenxi and Deng bagged 13 and 11 points respectively.
The 29-year-old is expected to start for the five-time world champions when they meet Bolivia in Sao Paulo on Friday and Peru in Lima next Tuesday in the opening two rounds of South America's 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
Scaloni said Messi's role with the national team would not change, rejecting speculation he might be used in a deeper position to ease the physical demands on his 33-year-old legs.
Colombia's clash with Venezuela at Estadio Metropolitano will be followed by another qualifier against Chile in Santiago next Tuesday. Enditem
"When you grow up watching someone, you idolise them for what they're able to do, year on year and race on race," said Hamilton, who was gifted one of Schumacher's helmets by son Mick after the race.