In the women's draw, US Open quarterfinalist Elise Mertens of Belgium disposed of Chinese Taipei's Hsieh Su-Wei 6-3, 6-1.
Despite their dominance, Hertha needed 19 minutes to create the first clear-cut opportunity as Krzysztof Piatek's header rattled the crossbar.
"It never occurred to me that I would leap out to 8.36m. Huang did a great job today, it motivated me too," the Asian champion said.
"The salary cap policy is fair to each club," said Zhu Fangyu, general manager of Guangdong Southern Tigers.
Jorginho opened the scoring for the Blues with a penalty in the 23rd minute after debutant Timo Werner was tripped by Brighton keeper Mat Ryan.
Elsewhere, Hebei took a lead in the 10th minute, when Buya Turay's long distance pass found Ricardo Goulart in the box, who volleyed to the corner of the net.
BEIJING, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- For the first time in history, the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league will introduce a salary cap for the coming 2020-2021 season.
It was short-lived joy for the hosts though, as Hoffenheim had the last laugh when Kramaric unleashed a 15-meter hammer to snatch the 3-2 win in injury-time.
BEIJING, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- World Table Tennis (WTT) held a video conference on Monday night to inform all ITTF member associations of latest updates ahead of the ITTF Annual General Meeting (AGM) scheduled on September 28.
"He has the speed, he can combine, can defend, can press. It makes it just more unpredictable and gives us real options for different systems because he can play pretty much all three positions up front in a 4-3-3. If we play with four midfielders he can play both wings," said the German coach.
TEHRAN, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Alexander Nouri, the Iranian-German coach, has been shortlisted to take charge of Iran's top-flight Esteghlal soccer club, Persian Football website reported on Thursday.