It took the five-time world champions just 16 minutes to find the target, with Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos meeting a curling Danilo cross with a powerful header from the edge of the six-yard box.
CHENGDU, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Fujian grabbed a 64-60 win over Wuhan and Jiangsu overcame Xinjiang 90-78 in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) here on Saturday.
Carrington came into contact with Sam Craigie on Sunday, so both players have been withdrawn from the event.
In the day's other game, Shaanxi used a dominant 29-4 first quarter to overwhelm Daqing.
"We are not a strong side. After playing such an intense game, we can improve in mentality and carrying out tactics," Wuhan coach Li Xin commented.
"They carried it out quite well," said Ji after 45 minutes of play, despite her exhaustion and swollen Achilles tendon. "Everything has paid off."
Marcel Hascak and Patrik Svitana led the scoreboard with two goals each, Svitana added also two assists to put a silver lining to his exceptional performance and help his team climb to the second place in the rankings.
An emotional Ji, who burst into tears after the thrilling win, said she was aware of refreshing the league's all-time scoring record.
They have met in eight Grand Slam finals, with each winning four times. This will only be the pair's second clash in the final of Roland Garros since 2014. They last battled for a major title was at the 2019 Australian Open, where Djokovic won in straight sets.
Liu Qi and Xu Nairui chipped in with 12 and 11 points respectively for Daqing.
Despite being winless so far this season, Wuhan coach Li Xin would rather see some improvement from her young players.