"Adam has had an unbelievable couple of years with the club and has had a huge influence on our squad," he said.
With the result, Bayern Munich moves to the fourth position meanwhile Hertha Berlin suffered its second defeat to slip to the 13th position.
"The tiebreak was very tense. The tiebreak was where all the money was," said Tsitsipas on court. "I am glad that I played good tennis and I didn't panic. I stayed concentrated, stayed low-key and tried to take it point by point."
World 5,000m champion Obiri maintained her unbeaten streak this season by winning the women's race in 15:06.36.
Only four minutes later, Leipzig established a two-goal lead after Christopher Nkunku's cross into the penalty area found Angelino, who made no mistake to get his name on the scoresheet.
Although concerns are increasing among fans, as one of Germany's most prominent sides might fail to secure its first-tier participation for next season, the former teacher claimed to believe in the team's potential.
With starters back on court in the third quarter, Shanxi again pushed their lead back to double figures on Wu's three-point play with 2:50 left before going up 63-56 heading toward the final 10 minutes.
"It's been long ride definitely. Everything came to my mind when I had my whole family, people who I loved to help me through the tough, tough time," said Kvitova. "I was just playing in the Philippe Chatrier, it was such nice to win the match and to be in the quarterfinal."
Head coach Li Tie expressed gratitude for the CSL clubs and the players' participation. "They have endured intensive games and training for 70 days, which was very tough, but they made it through. I myself once took part in a lot of training camps with the national team and I understand they might want to spend more time with their family during the break," he said.
"I hope the crisis makes the clubs to rethink their strategy and increase their efforts to give space for young talents," he added.
Cordoba has scored two goals in three Bundesliga matches this season following his September move from FC Koln.