"We played in the juniors in the French Open, I lost but it was a close one," said Kenin. "I'm going to prepare for the final and I'm going to do my best."
Oyarzabal had a chance to double Spain's lead early in the second half, but volleyed wide when maybe he should have hit the target and shortly afterwards Luis Enrique made a double chance with Adama Traore and Sergio Canales replaced Dani Olmo and Ansu Fati.
"As we didn't train together for quite a long time, we still suffered some problems on both the attacking and defending ends," she noted.
"Basketball means the world to me for a long time, and now is the same. As I grow old, I know there are other things I need to pay attention to in life. Basketball is a sport and undertaking that I love, and I have put everything into it."
The Japanese Prime Minister has said that holding the Olympics next year is "the top priority" of his government.
ACCRA, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- The Black Stars of Ghana Friday lost to the Eagles of Mali 3-0 in an international friendly in Antalya, Turkey.
Triggering the fulfilment of the new generation's potential requires more encouragement and time.
CHENGDU, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Daqing coach-player Ji Yanyan became the all-time leading scorer of the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league as Daqing earned a hard-fought 79-76 victory over Tianjin through an overtime winner here on Friday.
Pundits and media speak about the four-time world champion no longer being a top-class international team.
SAO PAULO, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Brazil have scope for improvement despite a convincing 5-0 win over Bolivia in their opening South American zone World Cup qualifier here on Friday, according to midfielder Casemiro.
"James played well and he's going to keep improving," the Portuguese said. "He was trying to get his goal today, but with 15 minutes left it seemed important to me to give him a rest.