In the first set, Shandong and Tianjin traded leads from the offset. After Shandong's Sun Jie left the court through injury, Tianjin leveled the score 15-15 and then took the set 25-21.
Tsitsipas was edged by Stan Wawrinka in a marathon over-fiver-hour battle at this stage last year, but this time he took chances with his 24 winners against the No.18 seed.
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Outscoring its opponent 28-14 after the first quarter, Jiangsu was never really challenged by Shaanxi over the ensuing three quarters.
"We played a bit tight at the start as it was our first game, but we never gave up, and finally won the game," Li said.
Bratislava's budget is significantly smaller this season and the team from Slovakia's capital city got considerably younger with only three players older than 25 years and features only three foreign names.
The stadium has a total area of more than 107,000 square meters, including 18,000 seats and an ice rink of 1,800 square meters, which is the largest ice rink in northwest China.
Shaanxi held a brief lead at 43-42 after half time, but Wuhan soon turned it around through its offensive efficiency and a solid performance on the free throw line.
"But I take it as a very positive thing. I am playing quite well to win against a player like Stefano today with this score.
With a 4,000-seat capacity, the Weihai Nanhai Olympic Center will host the doubles events. The newly-opened venue is currently staging the 2020 China National Table Tennis Championships.
The win also improves the Serbian's season record to a stunning 34-1. The only defeat came in a disqualification earlier this month at the US Open, where he hit a ball in frustration which struck the line judge on the neck.