The Patriots had a chance to sink a buzzer-beater, but guard Henri Wade Chatman failed to hit the target behind the free-throw line at the last second.
"We tightened up defense on their three-pointers from the second quarter, also improving our offense down the stretch," Henan coach Li Jianxin reflected.
The Swiss kept trying to play the ball out from the back, but Spain didn't allow them any time on the ball and Sommer redeemed himself with a good save to parry Ferran Torres' header after a flowing move ended with Jesus Navas putting a good cross into the Swiss area.
A restored Swiatek secured her break in the seventh game and broke again in the eighth to serve for the set at 5-3. But she missed a set point which didn't prove costly as she broke Kenin's serve for the third time in the 10th to seal the opening set 6-4 after 50 minutes.
"I didn't expect to take charge of the team at such an early stage. It arrived all of a sudden," she recalled. "But the team was at a crucial time, so I took it over."
Turkey rallied back for a second time only ten minutes after Germany scored the second goal as Neuhaus lost the ball to Karaca, who made no mistake to overcome Germany custodian Bernd Leno following a one-on-one.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Former Real Madrid and Brazil forward Robinho is close to rejoining his former club Santos, according to widespread media reports in the South American country.
Flamengo have now won each of their past three league matches to move level on points with leaders Atletico Mineiro, who have a game in hand.
Then Zhejiang bounced back strongly in 3-pointers. Dong Ke'er broke its stalemate with a three-pointer with 4:44 remaining in the second quarter. Zhejiang sank three shots beyond the arc to commence its comeback, trailing at 43-44 at halftime.
DALIAN, China, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- The organizing committee for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup in China held its first meeting in Dalian, Liaoning province on Saturday.
The Japanese Prime Minister has said that holding the Olympics next year is "the top priority" of his government.