"The result didn't meet my expectation. I was just not in right tempo," Xie commented.
Selby, 37, began the first stage by beating Fergal O'Brien 3-1 in the four-man group. Then the world number four defeated Brandon Sargeant with the same scoreline before drawing 2-2 with Chinese player Lyu Haotian in the last match.
ROME, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal advanced to the quarterfinals of the Italian Open with straight-set wins on Friday.
Meanwhile, FIFA president Gianni Infantino restated FIFA's support for the football community during the crisis.
Chen Pu then put in the equalizer for Ever Bright in the 80th minute, which eliminated Teda's hopes to get the season's first victory. Enditem
BERLIN, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Goals from Emil Forsberg, Yussuf Poulsen and Amadou Haidara helped Leipzig make a winning start after beating Mainz 3-1 in the opening round of Bundesliga on Sunday.
The South American qualifiers had been due to begin in March but were suspended because of the global health crisis.
"The fans are right to complain, but we have to consider factors like the limited time the coach has had and the training possibilities," he added. Enditem
The 23-year-old forward has signed a five-year contract with a reported transfer fee of 41 million pounds (52 million U.S. dollars).
ROME, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Undisputed clay court king Rafael Nadal suffered a straight-set loss to Argentina's Diego Schwartzman in the quarterfinals of the Italian Open on Saturday.
"We and our clubs have an extremely passionate fanbase in China and are looking forward to working with the team at Tencent to engage with fans in new ways over the coming season," he added.