But not long later, she got an answer. "I am still young. Why not give it a try? Maybe I will have a chance."
"We want to dedicate this victory to Santi. Our support for Santiago will be important and we will do everything we can to help him through this," Queiroz added. Enditem
"I wanted to play this match as if it was the first round. I didn't want to think it was a semifinal because it would have stressed me out."
"It's a good experience for me and my young team. We have many difficulties, but they are just temporary, and these players don't lose their guts, which I am the most satisfied with," Ji noted.
Matthias Ginter scored the opener for Germany after a fine cross from Antonio Ruediger, while Leon Goretzka capitalized on a mistake by keeper Georgiy Bushchan to head the ball into the net.
Alexis Sanchez put the visitors on level terms with a cool finish in the 54th minute after a Charles Aranguiz through ball.
"We would like all athletes to focus on their practise without worries," said Muto. Enditem
Led by Tang Yu's 20 points, Beijing finished with five players in double figures. Shandong's Cao Junwei scored a game-high 26 points and helped her team cut the deficit to four points in the second half, but they still could not reverse the tide.
With the younger generation unable to fill the void after several key players left, Heilongjiang didn't get desirable results over the ensuing two seasons.
As many expected, the Djokovic-Nadal rivalry will present its 56th head-to-head clash in this year's Roland Garros showdown on the Court Philippe Chatrier on Sunday.
Hamilton's win also saw him take a giant step towards his seventh F1 world championship, as his teammate and closest title rival Valtteri Bottas failed to score after retiring with engine trouble.