The second-tier league will take place behind closed doors. In the first session, the 18 teams will be divided into three groups, which will follow the traditional home-away round robin format.
On September 13, the team from Shaanxi will start its season campaign, facing Jiangxi. Enditem
"The decision was made I think by the supervisors, and as I said, they are just doing their job. There is nothing much I can say to that. I'm a little bit in shock right now, to be honest."
"It is my first on-site competition of the year and I felt very excited. I have not thought too much about the result," said Huang, whose winning mark also equaled his career best set three years ago when winning the gold medal at the Chinese National Games in Tianjin.
CTTA President Liu Guoliang called "it very significant that the ITTF has chosen China as the host to restart competitions after what has been an extremely challenging year for our sport."
This year, world number four Kenin counts herself among the top players, but the challenge won't get any easier as Tunisia's Ons Jabeur, one of the most in-form players of 2020, awaits in the next round.
"My major is Journalism and communications," Yang said, adding that she also wants to be a sports writer if she has the chance.
"It usually takes me at least an hour and a half to get this far, but this time I finished in less than an hour. There were thrilling moments, like encountering big waves and getting hit by another kayak, but overall it was pretty good," Shen said, gasping and smiling.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Dominic Thiem of Austria made it a 27th birthday to remember on Thursday when the second seed completed a comprehensive 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 US Open second round victory over India's Sumit Nagal.
"Since 2010, I have never gone without competing for such a long time, so this represents a precious chance," said the 2016 world champion. "It's important to recover my form step by step."
"It was a very good performance from my side. I managed to read his serve well," Djokovic said. "I found my way, especially after the first set. The second and third sets were a really great feeling on the court."