Brazilian forward Hulk increased Shanghai's lead early in the second half with a header from full-back Wang Canchao's exquisite cross to make it 2-0.
Oscar Maritu (R) of Shijiazhuang Ever Bright vies with Zhang Chenglin of Wuhan Zall during the 10th round match between Wuhan Zall and Shijiazhuang Ever Bright at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Suzhou Division in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 11, 2020. (Xinhua/Yang Lei)
In the other game, Jiangsu Suning fumbled a 3-1 lead against Guangzhou R&F, only to slip to a 3-3 draw.
Melichar said: "Before the match, I told my coach I was prepared for a 7-6 in the third set. Obviously I'm thrilled we won 7-6 in the third. You always wish that it's easier, but we fought our hearts out."
Lucien Favre then brought on Marco Reus for his return after a long injury lay-off, and the German international paid back his trust seconds later, beating Weinkauf following a free-kick at the hour mark.
Hertha tried to respond but for all that Braunschweig doubled their advantage through Maximilian Mittelstadt, who deflected a header into his own goal with 17 minutes gone.
"Hopefully I can enrich myself through studies here," Zhu said. "I can't wait to experience university culture. It is a brand-new experience for me."
Inside the venue for swimming and diving, Tian Youli is shoveling concrete with sweat dripping down his face.
The unseeded pairing got off to a superb start, as Siegemund in particular moved all around the court to put away shot after shot. After breaking twice, Siegemund/Zvonareva built up a 5-1 lead before securing the first set 6-4.
Walking off the pitch, Neymar told officials that he did so because he had been racially abused and the angry Brazilian tweeted after the match that his "only regret" was not hitting Gonzalez in the face.
"I know that all the athletes and entire athletics community were looking forward to this event but I ask them to keep heart," he noted.