Attracting around 300 of China's top swimmers, the 2020 Championships are being held from September 26 to October 2 in Qingdao.
Ranking first in the event's preliminary heat in 2:10.25, Qin Haiyang from Shanghai didn't advance to the final as he failed to finish in the top eight in a series of physical tests - a new requirement for this year's championships.
Local favourite Kristina Mladenovic was a victim of a missed call in her first round defeat to Laura Siegemund of Germany on Tuesday.
"If we don't have advantage on strength, we should be much more confident than our opponents, and showing a stronger will to win," he added.
According to the schedule, Guoan will continue to be in the Suzhou division and compete with seven other clubs for the CSL championship this year. Its first opponent is Shandong Luneng, who ranked third in the Dalian division in the first stage. As the second phase of the CSL adopts a two-round knockout system, the two sides will start their first fight on October 17.
In a 13th round match between SIPG and Guoan, refereeing decisions caused controversy and conflict between the two sides. In all, six clubs have appealed to the Chinese Football Association regarding refereeing mistakes and omissions, which adds another challenge for the CSL to face.
Receiving his award on Tuesday in Nyon, Switzerland during the 2020/21 Champions League draw, Lewandowski discussed his best moments of the season. "It's hard to choose, but the Champions League final, the game against Tottenham and four goals against Red Star Belgrade were great achievements," said the attacker.
Lewandowski not only collected the trophy for the best striker but crowned the club's triumphal march by winning the UEFA Men's Player of the Year award.
Schalke will probably decide its future steps at Monday's board meeting.
"I think the chair umpire was the only person not to have seen it," said a furious and disappointed Mladenovic after the match.
Eight international ice makers from Russia, France, Canada and other countries and regions participated in the ice making work along with 20 domestic ice makers which construct the first ice making and repairing team in China.