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Monday, November 23, 2020, 10:30
Tianjin moves to top of Chinese Women's Volleyball League
By Xinhua
Monday, November 23, 2020, 10:30 By Xinhua

JIANGMEN - Tianjin frog leaped Guangdong to the top of the Chinese Women's Volleyball League as it beat Liaoning with a comprehensive 3-0 win on Sunday.

The highly-anticipated fixture between Tianjin and Liaoning turned out to be a lopsided one, as star spiker Zhu Ting scored a game-high 23 points, leading Tianjin to sweep aside Liaoning with straight sets (25-17, 25-15, 25-12).

The highly-anticipated fixture between Tianjin and Liaoning turned out to be a lopsided one, as star spiker Zhu Ting scored a game-high 23 points, leading Tianjin to sweep aside Liaoning with straight sets (25-17, 25-15, 25-12)

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The win, coupled with Guangdong's bye on the matchday, sent the defending champion to the pole position on the table.

Jiangsu conceded its second defeat in a later fixture this season as it lost to Shanghai 3-2 (20-25, 21-25, 25-18, 25-23, 11-15).

Jiangsu fought back to get back on level terms after being 2-0 down, but it still lost the fifth set.

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Shanghai's Louisa Lippmann and Jordan Larson provided 27 and 21 points, respectively, while Zhang Changning led Jiangsu with 26.

Elsewhere, Zhejiang beat Yunan 3-0, Beijing overwhelmed Hebei 3-0, Fujian dominated Sichuan 3-0 and Shandong conquered Henan 3-0.


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