"This is not the way I'd imagined taking the yellow jersey," Yates said, "If I'm honest, no one wants to take the jersey like this."
With the win, Suning leapfrogged Luneng into second place on the table with 17 points from nine games, two points adrift of Fabio Cannavaro's Guangzhou Evergrande who have played one match less.
The win meant Qingdao continue to lead the overall standings, although second-placed Ruichang Biyuan also cruised to a victory, beating second from the bottom team Anhui Souyu 4-1 later in the day.
Asked whether he would be willing to return to England in the future, Bale replied, "If those options arise, it is something I'd look at for sure."
American rider Quinn Simmons took silver and bronze went to Damien Howson from Australia. Enditem
"It's top players, so if you wait for the mistake it's never going to happen," Garcia said. "If you let Pliskova breeze and take your serve, you're never going to make a return, and then it's 6-4, 6-4 and you're done in one hour."
In the 65th minute, Dalian's Ke Zhao added a goal of his own and sealed the 4-0 victory.
Nationwide demonstrations against what activists have described as police brutality and systemic racial inequality have broken out over the past few months, particularly after police killed George Floyd and shot Jacob Blake. Enditem
Before the game, Dalian ranked seventh with six points in the eight-team division in northeastern China's Dalian city, while Henan, also on six points, sat at the bottom by virtue of their inferior goal difference.
The 54-year-old Dane announced he has been receiving medical treatment for the condition after being diagnosed some years ago and, with the assistance of doctors, has continued to carry out his duties as BWF president "without limitation," said the world governing body.
CHENGDU, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Title favorites Qingdao Renzhou faced little challenge at Thursday's Chinese Badminton Super League as they defeated Xiamen Tefang 4-1 to secure their sixth straight victory of the campaign.