"We met some difficulties after our key players' departure," Dongguan coach Lin Yaosen admitted.
The 2018 champion lost to Anisimova in the quarterfinals in Paris last year, but this time the Romanian needed only 54 minutes to complete a convincing victory.
On Sunday night, when Juventus arrived at Allianz Stadium, Napoli remained at home, as per the protocol, Napoli will be handed a 3-0 loss.
"I'm very happy. It was a great match, I didn't make any mistakes. Casper is a really great player, very attractive to play, I think there were many good rallies, it was a good match from both of us," said the recently-crowned US Open champion.
Dongguan established a 22-12 advantage after the first quarter, with Dilana scoring 10 points to lead the way.
Although Liverpool's substitute goalkeeper Adrian was at fault for the opening goal, Villa picked holes time-after-time in the Liverpool back line and could have had an eighth when Watkins hit the bar in the last minute.
Atletico Madrid had Luis Suarez in its side but was held to its second 0-0 draw in a week as the team failed to break down Villarreal with just two shots on target in the entire 90 minutes.
Tianjin maintained its tactical structure, and overwhelmed its opponent with a 14-2 run in the third set.
CHENGDU, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- Zhejiang came up big in the first half before getting over Fujian 96-76 in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league here on Tuesday.
"I feel quite happy that we finally have games to play," said Inner Mongolia's center Li Yueru, who finished with 28 points and 14 rebounds in a 44-point rout of Hebei.
"They're the best team in the league, and proved it today," said Shandong coach Luka Sjekloca.