In his opening speech, WTT Council Chair Liu Guoliang, who is also president of the Chinese Table Tennis Association, said, "With World Table Tennis, we are working towards the next step: to create a new table tennis landscape and make it one of the world's largest sports properties. This has always been my dream."
With Li Shenglong's header in the 75th minute, Shanghai SIPG beat Chongqing Lifan 3-2.
"Hopefully now I can get some match fitness, get underway and really help the team to win trophies."
Cao Yunding had a goal disallowed in the 19th minute after the Shenhua's scorer tripped Tong Lei inside the box.
Monchengladbach approached Dortmund's goal dangerously for the first time in the 32nd minute when custodian Roman Burki saved Jonas Hofmann's shot from very close range.
The Israeli club scored the opening goal in a clever team execution of a free kick from 20 meters in the 30th minute. Instead of shooting on goal, Dutch midfielder Tjaronn Chery produced an impressive pass to Australian striker Nikita Rukavytsya, who passed to midfielder Yuval Ashkenazi for an easy goal.
According to Reuters, Diack was found guilty of accepting bribes from Russian athletes suspected of doping, to cover up test results and let them compete in major events including the 2012 London Olympics.
The former Racing Club playmaker also revealed the reason for his move to La Liga.
"I didn't think I was totally ready for the event, but I was happy that I wasn't affected by others and finally made it," said the veteran Liu.
The first half of the fixture played in the north of Europe did not bring many scoring chances.
Earlier this month, Huang claimed the title with 8.28m at the 2020 Chinese Athletics Street Tour Nanjing meeting, while Wang finished third at 20 centimeters short.