Even after the half time, Molders continued to keep Frankfurt's defence busy but still Nuremberg failed to turn their chances into a tangible reward.
Luneng went ahead in the 19th minute when their striker Duan Liuyu miskicked the ball which flew into Pelle's way, and the Italian swept it in from a close range.
In the opening round of CONMEBOL qualifiers, beginning on October 8, Colombia host Venezuela, Uruguay are home to Chile, Bolivia visit Brazil, Paraguay welcome Peru and Ecuador travel to Argentina. Enditem
International runners came from Britain, Germany, Argentina, Latvia, Finland, the Netherlands as well as other countries and regions.
In his opening speech, WTT Council Chair Liu Guoliang, who is also president of the Chinese Table Tennis Association, said, "With World Table Tennis, we are working towards the next step: to create a new table tennis landscape and make it one of the world's largest sports properties. This has always been my dream."
Eight minutes after the halftime break, the Brazilian's through ball found Fei Nanduo in the middle of the box, who fired a powerful shot to double the lead for Guangzhou.
Michel Herrero finished off a sweeping team move to put Valladolid ahead in the 38th minute, but Masip's error in somehow allowing Ruben Lopez's 35-meter free kick to go through him, gave the visitors a point they scarcely deserved.
"In the end all I focus on is what I can control on the tennis court. That's what I did in 2018 final. I feel like that's what I did this time," said the 22-year-old Osaka, who defeated Serena Williams of the United States to win the 2018 title.
CAPE TOWN, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- South Africa's largest opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA) on Wednesday voiced disappointment over an "unfair" ruling on the country's Olympic champion Caster Semenya.
DALIAN, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Jiangsu Suning fumbled a 3-1 lead against Guangzhou R&F to slip to 3-3 draw in the 11th round of the Chinese Super League here on Sunday.
The Shenzhen side now sit fourth in the eight-team Dalian division with 14 points, while the bottom based Henan only have six points. Enditem