For the fifth placed Shenzhen, any prospect of promoting the top four appeared to be extinguished when Pouraliganji's powerful shot hit the crossbar on 75 minutes.
Former world No. 1 Halep, who has just clinched the title in Rome earlier this week, cruised past Tormo 6-4, 6-0 to advance, at the same time extended his winning streak to 15 matches in a row.
Brighton hit the woodwork five times during the game before Maupay turned from hero to villain when Harry Maguire's header following a corner hit his outstretched arm in the last action of the game.
"To make things easier I told the players yesterday [Wednesday] that this was the right way to go," he added, suggesting the decision was of his own volition.
"I am very happy and excited to sign for Maritimo," Alipour was quoted as saying.
In women's singles actions, 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams survived a topsy-turvy opening set to ultimately ease past fellow American Kristie Ahn, 7-6(2), 6-0 to advance. Enditem
First, the Brazil international forward thumped in a close-range effort after Giorgian de Arrascaeta's attempt was parried clear by Jorge Pinos. Then, he ran onto Arrascaeta's superb one-touch pass and rounded Pinos before calmly caressing a shot into an empty net from the edge of the penalty area.
ASUNCION, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Santos rallied from a goal down to win 3-2 at Olimpia and secure a berth in the Copa Libertadores knockout phase on Thursday.
BERLIN, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Augsburg extended their perfect start to the new Bundesliga season after goals from Felix Uduokhai and Daniel Caligiuri sunk Borussia Dortmund 2-0 in the second round of matches on Saturday.
"It's a bit cold tonight, I didn't get used to the field and the weather. I gradually adjusted myself and did better than I usually do," Song added.
Fujian had managed a 4-1 start in the third set but Jiangsu quickly overtook the lead and extended it to 15-10.