Shan was the main threat on Zhejiang's offensive end, constantly burying three-pointers and driving to the basket. She scored nine points in a 10-minute stretch as Zhejiang raced ahead 45-33 at the half.
A second-quarter surge helped Xinjiang take over down the stretch over Wuhan. Although falling behind 23-21 early, they forged a 38-25 advantage entering the second half, including six points from Wang Lili.
A statement by the NFF said the new coach will work with Ann Chiejine, former goalkeeper and captain of the Super Falcons, who is currently the team's first assistant coach.
But the Spaniard again hit out at the weather conditions of the tournament, just like what he did on his arrival in Paris ten days ago, as the temperature had plummeted to 12 degrees when he played on the Court Philippe-Chatrier after midnight.
Dong contributed 26 points, five boards and six assists to Zhejiang, while her teammate Huang Jiali pocketed 26 points and 10 rebounds. Wang Jiaqi of Zhejiang added 11 points, plus 12 assists. Enditem
On the top floor of a downtown shopping mall, 29-year-old Sun Shaorong was sitting in a go-kart and wearing a pink helmet. The roar of the engine announced that she was ready to race with other five cars behind her.
"I feel pretty happy for her. She played great today, and we didn't restrain her quite well. Witnessing her performance today, I feel that she has a bright future," Wu explained.
In men's competitions, top seed and world No.1 Novak Djokovic only dropped five games to cruise past lucky loser Daniel Elahi Galan of Colombia 6-0, 6-3, 6-2 to reach the last 16.
On the Henan side, 2020 top draft pick Fang Min contributed 17 points, eight rebounds and seven assists in her WCBA debut. Zhang added 16 points.
Roma had a shaky start to the new season, managing only one draw and one defeat after two rounds.
The win, which came as the 35th from 36 matches this season, also ties him with Rafael Nadal for a record 14th Roland Garros quarterfinals appearance.