After Zhou Yuyan and Ma Yufang quickly erased Shanghai's deficit in the second quarter, Zhang shone on the offensive end, scoring seven points in a row to earn Shanghai their first lead since tip-off. Shanghai outscored Tianjin 24-8 in a 10-minute span to lead 43-33 at half-time.
The clubs are hoping for similar rules set up for the German national team ahead of internationals in October, including a game in Kiev.
Also on Saturday, Andre Villas-Boas' Marseille, still struggling for a win, was held by Metz 1-1 at home.
The second half was always going to be an anti-climax after the first 45 minutes, especially as there is another round of matches this week, but it allowed Koeman to bring Ousmane Dembele back for his first match in months after injury and allow new signings Francisco Trincao, Pedri and Miralem Pjanic to make their first team debuts. Enditem
At the same time, after entering the relegation group, Guangzhou R&F will try to secure its next season's CSL ticket in the second session games.
The two sides were locked in a stalemate at the beginning of the third set but after reaching a tie of five, Shanghai scored six in a row and finally won the third 25-19 to reach the semifinals.
First, the Brazil international forward thumped in a close-range effort after Giorgian de Arrascaeta's attempt was parried clear by Jorge Pinos. Then, he ran onto Arrascaeta's superb one-touch pass and rounded Pinos before calmly caressing a shot into an empty net from the edge of the penalty area.
Nadal powered to sweep 11 straight games from a 1-1 tie in the first set, which ended when the 19-time Grand Slam champion forced McDonald to come to the net with a dropshot and then fired a forehand cross-court winner.
Meanwhile, the 2-0 defeat against underdogs FC Augsburg showed that Dortmund hasn't solved the problems that have accompanied the side over recent years.
Daqing geared up their offense after coach-player Ji Yanyan, a former Chinese national small forward, was substituted midway through the first quarter. After Zhang Jiayu snapped Daqing's scoring drought for nine minutes of play, Ji bagged seven out of 11 points down the stretch.
According to Liu, the COVID-19 pandemic can also be an opportunity for the sports industry.