In addition, Mohamed Buya Turay and Brazilian Marcos' goals helped Hebei China Fortune locked up the final seed in Suzhou Division on a 2-0 win over Wuhan Zall. Enditem
Selby had smashed Ding 5-1 in the quarterfinal before defeating Murphy 6-3 to reach his 27th career ranking final.
Prior to the game, both sides needed a victory to secure them a top four berth with only two games left in the Suzhou division.
The visitors caught a bright start to the second half though as Robin Quaison's perfectly timed through ball allowed Jean-Philippe Mateta to halve the deficit against the run of the game in the 48th minute.
"You did not deserve for them to throw you out like they did. But the truth is that at this stage nothing surprises me anymore."
China's Xiao Guodong, Zhao Xintong and Zhou Yuelong have passed the first stage. World number one Judd Trump also reached the second stage. Enditem
The planned measures revealed that athletes will be advised not to take public transportation and to avoid contact with local citizens.
"From the start, we emphasized we would only see a return to international badminton if it was safe and logistically possible to do so. Therefore, for the past six months, we have been 100 percent dedicated to preparing for the safe return to international badminton," they said. Enditem
MADRID, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona striker Leo Messi on Friday launched a stinging criticism of the club's Board of Directors for their treatment of Luis Suarez.
Markao (C) of Hebei China Fortune shoots and scores during the 13th round match between Wuhan Zall and Hebei China Fortune at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Suzhou Division in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 25, 2020. (Xinhua/Han Yuqing)
With only two rounds left after Monday's matches, Shenhua now have a one-point advantage over Shenzhen and Guangzhou R&F, who both gained 14 points on the table, temporarily holding the Dalian division's last ticket to enter the 2020 CSL's title race zone.