In women's actions, top seed Simona Halep took sweet revenge on her opponent from last year's French Open defeat, trouncing American teenager Amanda Anisimova 6-0, 6-1 to progress.
Dongguan scored 10 points in a row early in the first quarter, before Zhejiang responded with the same scoring run through consecutive layups and foul shots, leading 20-17 at the end of the quarter.
Zhao Xuetong nailed 19 points for Sichuan. Gao Song and Hu Yueming each scored 17 points. Shao had 11.
"We are in a very strange situation, after a lot of months without much tennis, especially for me, that I didn't play in America, I don't know if it's a positive thing or a negative thing," Nadal said when asked how important it was to keep the early-round matches short and sweet.
He will also miss the first four Champions League group matches in which Real Madrid line up against Inter Milan, Shakhtar Donetsk and Borussia Monchengladbach following Thursday's draw.
"I need to improve my physical condition and experience," she told Xinhua, after finishing with 17 points, eight rebounds and seven assists against Shanxi.
XI'AN, China, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- The "2020 WE ARE ONE" ice art show was staged at the Xi'an Olympic Sports Center on Tuesday evening, with China's top figure skaters Pang Qing and Tong Jian delivering a stunning performance to celebrate the newly converted center.
Despite the host's dominance they had to be patient as Schalke was able to neutralize the attacks in the opening period.
With several different players contributing in offense, Jiangsu went on another 16-3 run to start the second quarter to extend its advantage to almost 30 points, which gave little room for Shaanxi's fightback. Shaanxi came no closer than 14 points during the entire second half.
Shaanxi trailed for most of the game, but outscored Wuhan 23-18 in the last quarter to grab the morale-boosting win.
Le Fondre is the latest A-League player to move to India, following Wellington Phoenix striker Gary Hooper, Brisbane Roar attacking midfielder Brad Inman and Perth Glory defender Jacob Tratt.