While the club seems to have hit rock bottom after a devastating season opening with two defeats and a -10 goal difference.
Pliskova wasted eight set points in the opener but recovered quickly in the following two sets, serving out the contest on Court Philippe-Chatrier after two hours and 15 minutes.
Dalian had the chance to score the equalizer but Salomon Rondon's free-kick smacked the woodwork.
"Our most urgent task is to give the team a sense of achievement again as quickly as possible. I am convinced of the quality of our squad," said Baum.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Thanks to a header from defender Yuan Mincheng, Chongqing Lifan edged Shanghai SIPG 1-0 in the 14th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Monday.
Former international Chen Xiaojia powered Jiangsu's offense through consecutive baskets as Jiangsu went up 23-18 at the end of the first quarter.
"It's obviously an honor to play at the center court, playing against David, he is a great player. I know him very well, we're good friends, so it's not easy."
In handing down his decision on Sunday, judge Luiz Philippe Vieira said the Rio-based lower court did not have the jurisdiction to suspend a match played in Sao Paulo.
"We were not in form at the start. Guards didn't handle the ball well on our first possession, which affected the team's rhythm and mentality," admitted Ji.
THE HAGUE, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Ajax and FC Barcelona on Thursday agreed on the transfer of American right back Sergino Dest to Barcelona.
Guangzhou Evergrande are chasing their ninth CSL title having dropped just eight points. But Fabio Cannavaro's side still have problems to solve on the defensive end, where ageing full-backs Li Xuepeng and Zhang Linpeng have raised questions whether they can stay healthy and consistent throughout the next stage.