Another six 3s pushed Zhejiang's lead to double figures at the end of the third quarter.
The Serbian was trying to come back in the third set, converting his first breakpoint after losing the previous four in the sixth game. But a deadly double-fault in the 11th gave Nadal a chance to serve for the title.
Loew seems trapped between a risky strategy as further disappointments increase annoyance and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Time tables deliver worthless friendlies aside of the Nations League.
Shao finished with 13 points, while Zhao Xuetong and Hu Yueming each had 11.
The former president of the London Olympics organizing committee inspected the track at the Olympic Stadium accompanied by the Japanese Olympic Committee chief Yasuhiro Yamashita and World Athletics CEO Jon Ridgeon.
"We came into this match with the mentality of challenging Xinjiang. I hoped that our players could show our style in such an intense game," said Jiangsu coach Ding Tie.
MADRID, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Valencia coach Javi Gracia will remain at the club for the time being, as it would cost him three million euros if he chooses to leave now.
The 28-year-old, who endured a difficult 18 months at Barcelona before being farmed out to the Bundesliga club in July 2019, has rediscovered his confidence since returning to the Camp Nou last month, shining in a central attacking midfield role behind Lionel Messi.
Messi put the hosts ahead in the 13th minute at La Bombonera after Lucas Ocampos was scythed down by Pervis Estupinan after a driving run into the penalty area. The 33-year-old now has 71 goals in 139 appearances for the Albiceleste.
Solomon Kverkvelia (R) of Georgia vies with Vitali Lisakovich (C) of Belarus during the UEFA European Championship 2020 qualifying round between Georgia and Belarus in Tbilisi, Georgia, Oct. 8, 2020. (Photo by Tamuna Kulumbegashvili/Xinhua)
Firmino doubled the hosts' lead by sliding home from close range after being fed by Atletico Madrid left-back Renan Lodi.