On Thursday, 26 September 2019, the 2019 FIBA Women’s Asia Cup just finished its three-day’s Group Phase competition at the Kanteerava Indoor Stadium in Bangalore, India. The Chinese women’s national basketball team stuned Australia by 70-69 in the third and final round of the group games since September 24. The scores in each quarter were 19-20, 25-15, 12-16, 14-18 (China on the left).
On September 24, 2019, the 2019 Zhuhai Championships (officially “Huajin Securities Zhuhai Championships”) started its first round at the Hengqin International Tennis Center in Zhuhai, China. Andy Murray, the 32-year-old Scottish professional tennis player beat Tennys Sandgren from the USA by 6-3, 6-7 (6-8 in tie break), 6-1. This was also his first tour-level singles victory since 1 January this year.
On Friday, 20 September 2019, the NBA basketball team Atlanta Hawks annouced that, they have signed a one-year extension contract with the 42-year-old veteran Vince Carter , the current NBA’s oldest active player. And the 2019-2020 season will also be Carter’s 22nd and, according to Carter himself, probably the last season of his NBA career before the retirement.
On Sunday, 15 September 2019, the 43-year-old English professional snooker player, “Rocket” Ronnie O’Sullivan, just became the first snooker player ever in the history to win the championship of Shanghai Masters (上海大师赛) in three consecutive years (namely, 2017, 2018 and 2019; O’Sullivan also previously won the championship of this event in 2009). He beat his English compatriot, 37-year-old “Magician” Shaun Murphy in the final game by 11-9 (“best of 21 frames” rule for the final).
The 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup hosted by China has concluded on Sunday, 15 September 2019, with Spain national team defeating Argentine national team in the final by 95-75.
Chinese taekwondo athlete Zheng Shuyin (郑姝音) has had her revenge for the controversial loss in May’s 2019 World Taekwondo Championships. On Friday evening, 13 September 2019, Zheng Shuyin won the Women’s 67kg championship at the 2019 World Taekwondo Grand Prix in Chiba, Japan, after beating Bianca Walkden, a United Kingdom British taekwondo world champion in the final. More importantly, Zheng Shuyin has secured the qualification for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games after this win.