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.
Shanxi trailed as many as 15 points in the first half and strived to cut the deficit to 42-40 before the interval. Led by Chinese internationals Liu Jiacen and Wutongtong, Shanxi came back with a 44-33 second half.
Elsewhere Arsenal have decided to leave Mesut Ozil out of their 25-man squad for the Europa League, which means the German, who still has a year left on his contract, has played his last game for the club. Enditem
That did spark the momentum for the Greek, he broke Djokovic's service in the 12th again to claim the set and won another in the fourth.
"I could not just rest on the plane as my players did, but distributed some time to analyze opponents' tactics. I was so tired then," Ji recalled.
The other semifinal of women's singles will see Poland's history-maker Iga Swiatek face Argentine qualifier Nadia Podoroska. Enditem
"He has started treatment and physiotherapy. The next 24 hours will be important to see how his recovery will be. We'll evaluate him again before training [on Thursday] and we'll have a better idea then."
"We have given away far too many leads," he complains. "We must gain a new mentality."
Ghana will play another friendly with 2022 World Cup host Qatar next Monday as part of their preparations. Enditem
In a recent online meeting of the Asian Volleyball Confederation board of administration, Graca pointed out that from 2017 to 2019, an amount of 903,250 U.S. dollars from the FIVB projects platform had been invested into Asia and Oceania.
The attacking midfielder is the top Serie A scorer this term with 12 goals from 13 outings, four more than second-placed Marinho of Santos.