The 21-year-old Kenin, by contrast, has escaped some tough battles en route to Saturday's showdown as four of her six matches have been decided in the third set and in two matches she had to fight from one set down.
However, "the AFC Disciplinary and Ethics Committee Friday dismissed the protest lodged by Al Nassr, of Saudi Arabia, in connection with the Semi-final match of the AFC Champions League (West) pursuant to Article 59 of the AFC Champions League 2020 Competition Regulations," said a statement on the AFC website. Enditem
The 29-year-old is expected to start for the five-time world champions when they meet Bolivia in Sao Paulo on Friday and Peru in Lima next Tuesday in the opening two rounds of South America's 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
Ji, featuring in WCBA side Daqing as a coach-player, doubled up her happiness from record-breaking scoring performance on Friday with Daqing's first win during the current campaign.
Coming into the professional league in 2004, Ji was given little opportunities at Heilongjiang as a rookie. And after Heilongjiang was demoted to the second division, she had a doubt for her future. "What can I do?" Ji asked herself.
"I've reached a level of maturity that has allowed me to be a part of the national team," he said. "It's a position in which we've always had players with a lot of quality that have created history.
"I could not just rest on the plane as my players did, but distributed some time to analyze opponents' tactics. I was so tired then," Ji recalled.
"I had already won a medal in Rio, so I am not going to be under pressure in Tokyo."
Hebei is still winless this season. Guo finished with a game-high 31 points. Chen Jinting and Ma Wen added 15 and 13 respectively.
The event will feature a marathon, a half marathon and a 7km race. "Runners are allowed to register through the official website or Qujiang event's Wechat public platform from October 11 to 13," read an official announcement. "We will choose 24,000 competitors totally."
Tianjin's Zhao Fangxin wasted three free throws to tie the game when they trailed at 76-79 in overtime.