"I executed the race well despite not being fully fit. I have a hamstring injury that I want to manage when I take a break, this being the last event this season. It feels good to end the season on a winning tone, especially at home, having won the Diamond League races in Monaco and Stockholm.
"It's because I did a lot of things well. I played more aggressively than the previous days. I went to the net more often, and I hit a lot of winners," added the 12-time French Open champion, who needed only one hour and 35 minutes to see off his opponent.
It was Hertha who created the first chance of the game, as Dodi Lukebakio pulled wide from a promising position following a fast break in the 9th minute.
It would take a Herculean effort for Neymar to usurp Pele's tally during the qualifying tournament. However, such a prolific scoring run is not beyond the 28 year-old, who has netted three hat-tricks and eight braces for his country since making his international debut in 2010.
Despite the Azzurri's request to postpone the game, the Serie A league enforced the rule that as long as a team has 13 players available including a goalkeeper, the game can go ahead.
Despite being contained in the first quarter, Shanghai guard Peng Szu-Chin gradually paced the game by finishing baskets in consecutive fast breaks in a later period. Peng posted a game-high 22 points.
"The match today I think we both play really well and a really great match. She played unbelievably good," said Zhang, who defeated Burel 6-3, 7-6(3) in the Strasbourg Open before coming to Paris.
Xinjiang began to take charge of the game back from the locker room on the way to a 19-point advantage after the third quarter.
GENEVA, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- Following is the draw for the group stage of the Europa League:
Leeds United and Manchester City producing a thrilling 1-1 draw which lived up to expectations in terms of entertainment and suspect defending.
Alkasir was also fined 10,000 U.S. dollars, it said.