"I think lots of people didn't think it was possible to throw a javelin more than 95 meters in a closed stadium. I did it and I think there is a lot space for improvement. Very small differences, tiny differences, can make a difference of many meters."
Patrick Bezerra equalized eight minutes later with a header following Thiago Galhardo's cross.
"In the end I did my thing and tried to stay with the best guys, and here we are," said the Mitchelton-Scott rider.
In the last 10 minutes, both sides tried hard to find the net again but failed either. In the 88th minute, former Italian international Eder almost made it for Jiangsu, but his shot was saved by the goalpost. Enditem
"It's going to be one of the young guys, I think, if you count Dominic Thiem as a young guy, as well. He obviously has a chance to win. Now I think it is the time where it gets really interesting. We'll see where we go from here." Enditem
"It's good that I managed to win in three sets and with a day off and just a three-setter to play, I'm feeling good," said last year's runner-up Medvedev.
"I've been playing well the past couple of weeks, training well, focussing on the right things, maintaining that level of performance and hoping for the best. I'm feeling confident about my game and taking that to every match I play."
The win puts Kenin into the third round at the US Open for the fourth year in a row. The American has come up short against top players like Maria Sharapova (2017), Karolina Pliskova (2018) and Madison Keys (2019) at this stage in the past.
In the Suzhou Division, Teda sits at the bottom, while Chongqing ranks sixth. Enditem
The women's one-hour race saw a close battle between Hassan and Kenya's world marathon record-holder Brigid Kosgei. The duo stayed well ahead of the world record pace as they exchanged the lead several times but neither managed to break clear.
Liang Ruiji and Li Jingmin from Guangdong finished first and second respectively in the individual dressage race, and Penpa Tsering from Tibet came third.