"I think I'm still same clay player as I was before, but I just think that I kind of find those conditions here and I'm still mentally tough," said Kvitova. "I played indoor, outdoor, sun, wind, whatever. But everything I was there, I think eight years ago, kind of same."
The contest consists of 12 sports items including beach football, beach volleyball, beach shuttlecock and some fun items like tug-of-war and climbing the sand dunes, which are quite interesting with a high degree of participation.
"As a young team, we haven't played many tough games like this, so we cherish it a lot," Sun noted.
Paraguay looked set for victory when Romero canceled out Carillo's opener and then struck again nine minutes from time after combining with Alberto Espinola.
Brazil will face Bolivia in Sao Paulo on Friday and Peru in Lima next Tuesday.
"We have to give ourselves credit for taking the game seriously," he said. "Despite scoring one or two early goals we continued to give our all and that's what you expect from Brazil's national team."
Slovakia coach Hapal made nine changes to his roster compared to the match against Ireland and it showed.
Inner Mongolia and Shanxi were tied 11-11 at the start of the first quarter, but then Inner Mongolia went on a 15-7 run and built a 26-18 lead after Li Yuan hit a three-pointer before the end of the first quarter.
As the match progressed, Germany assumed control and Turkey's goalkeeper Mert Gunok had to be on guard to defuse long-range efforts from Julian Brandt and Luca Waldschmidt before the break.
Returning to China from the USA this July, Feng had to do a two-week quarantine at home, which was an enjoyable time for her.
"This year we have a third of the usual number. However, we are sure that those who come will reach the finish line with the same wide smile and the competition will give them the same joy as in recent years," said competition director Arpad Kocsis before the start.