The record Roland Garros winner grabbed it, firing an ace to end the two-hour-and-41-minute final with a love game. He then kneeled down, smiled widely and pumped his arms. It was the fourth time he has won his favourite tournament without conceding a set.
"It is true that the altitude is difficult. It can be suffocating. But what is really important is the flight of the ball and how that changes."
However, Kuusk's teammate Rauno Sappinen scored on 33 minutes and 61 minutes, which was followed by a penalty by Frank Liivak, lifting the hosts to 3-1 up.
The "horned derby" between the "chamois" from Poprad and the "rams" from Banska Bystrica turned into a lopsided scoring fest for the home team.
Playing with bench players on the court, Sichuan didn't surrender its advantage, extending it to 25 points at the break.
Two years later, when Wang was all set to climb up the ladder and make it into the national youth team, she was held back by injuries.
Nobody would have predicted the scenario that followed - the 22-year-old Tsitsipas declared it would not be so easy to beat him as he took risks and fired his backhand down the line regularly to turn the match in his favour.
Ji said that she always called the training session to a halt due to some players' subpar performance.
An emotional Ji, who burst into tears after the thrilling win, said she was aware of refreshing the league's all-time scoring record.
Messi admitted Thursday's match did not pan out as the Albiceleste had hoped, rueing his team's lethargy early on.
The third-place match on the same day saw Shanghai RCB beat Beijing BG Development 3-1. Enditem