Nitra's second victory in a row was based on a continuous effort, sending a total of 41 shots toward Zvolen's goalie and scoring one goal in each period to edge out their opponents by a small margin 3-2.
"It was a very even match, perhaps more difficult than the result showed," said Djokovic, who is seeking for an 18th Grand Slam title.
"I'm sure that I can make many layups on the university basketball court, but here, when opponents inflicted huge pressure on me, my chance of doing that will be much lower."
"To stand in his way would not be just reward for the service he has given us, and we wish him the best."
"We haven't played for a long time. We played a bit tight today, but took our chance at last," said Shanxi coach Li Ge.
"The COVID-19 pandemic is resurging in a few countries and regions, who tightened their control measures. Postponement or cancelation of events can safeguard the health of athletes and all other participants," Beijing 2022 organizers said in a statement on the official website.
James has been in sparkling form since joining Everton from Real Madrid on a free transfer last month, scoring three goals in his first four Premier League outings.
Next up for Kvitova is Germany's Laura Segemund, who dispatched Spaniard Paula Badosa 7-5, 6-2 to advance. Enditem
Stefanos Tsitsipas made history for his country on Monday as the No.5 seed became the first Greek player in history to reach French Open last eight, after seeing off Grigor Dimitrov 6-3, 7-6 (9), 6-2 in a 2:26 victory.
The 31-year-old also became the first Chinese singles player since Li Na in 2012 to reach the fourth round at Roland-Garros.
"Speed is her advantage. We hope she can improve her vision on the court and shooting ability," added the former head coach of China's women's junior national team. Enditem