The 18-year-old reeled in her American opponent 6-4, 6-2 in 79 minutes to set up a second-round qualifying meeting with local player Tessah Andrianjafitri, a 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 winner over Spain's Nuria Parrizas.
Mendy will provide competition for Kepa Arrizabalaga, who is the most expensive keeper in the world after joining from Athletic Club in 2018.
Duan Liuyu's goal in the 14th minute and Pelle's penalty kick in the 48th minute helped Luneng establish a 2-0 lead for Shenzhen FC firstly.
"It was very important to win our next match after the 5-0 defeat. The Copa Libertadores is not only about skill, it's also about heart. And the players showed that."
There should be goals when Sheffield United face Leeds United in Sunday's Yorkshire derby, which could be a baptism of fire for Leeds' new signing Diego Llorente given that his side has scored seven times and conceded the same number in their first two games of the campaign.
In Mainz, Hungary captain Szalai is said to have raised the issue of deferred payments the players were promised when they waived their salaries during lockdown with the club's board on behalf of the team.
The Organizing Committee worked closely with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), International Federations (IFs) as well as PyeongChang 2018 and Tokyo 2020 organizers and foreign experts for their expertise in event organization, track design and other areas, demonstrating Beijing's 'opening' gesture.
In the Changzhou division, Kunshan FC edged Changchun Yatai 1-0, Nantong Zhiyun held a 1-1 draw with Sichuan Jiuniu, and Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard tied with Heilongjiang Lava Spring 0-0. Enditem
Several media say Szalai unsuccessfully tried to convince the club to stick to its promise to pay back the wage cut implemented due to financial losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Guoan now sits second in Group B with 25 points, with two rounds in the first stage remaining, and has booked a spot in Group C for the championship race.
Thursday also saw the launch ceremony of an Asiad-themed documentary and the application of a WeChat mini-program that offers information on ticket sales, food, accomodation, transportation, famous cites and shopping in the host and co-host cities. Enditem