Eibar won for the first time this season as Kevin Rodrigues' 91st minute goal gave it a 2-1 triumph away at Valladolid in a frantic game on Saturday.
"They're the best team in the league, and proved it today," said Shandong coach Luka Sjekloca. Enditem
Wuhan and Jiangsu will vie for the league championship on this Sunday. Enditem
The estimated timing for the start of training camp will be announced at a later date.
Two-time Grand Slam winner Kvitova had to bounce back from 1-5 down in the opening set against Canada's teenager Leylah Fernandez to set round-of-16 clash with Zhang.
The game started with Inner Mongolia taking a 24-10 lead in the first quarter. Hebei tried to fight back in the second period, only to see Inner Mongolia pull away with a 34-14 third quarter.
A survey spoke of nearly 70 percent claiming to have lost interest in the team's internationals after the 2018 World Cup's devastating outcome, followed by the disappointing Nations League.
In her WCBA debut, Fang displayed impressive speed and sharpness on the offensive end, but due to a lack of experience, she was called two offensive fouls in a row when the two sides were involved in jigsaw-like contention in the third quarter.
Also absent will be representatives from Oriente Petrolero, due to bickering between club officials and the Bolivian Football Federation (FBF).
Henan whittled away Shanxi's lead to three points through an 8-0 spurt. Then Wu made a layup and Yu Dong fired a three-pointer, snapping Shanxi's skid. Zhang Xianyuan led another Henan fightback, and after her jumper, Henan turned the game around at 56-54 with 1:57 left in the third quarter, but Shanxi managed to keep a slim advantage at 59-58 into the last period.
The NHL paused the 2019-20 season on March 12 due to concerns over COVID-19. Play resumed on Aug. 1 with the Tampa Bay Lightning winning the Stanley Cup last month. Enditem