"They played great and showed their value on the court, which led to our victory," Li said.
Zhao Xuetong nailed 19 points for Sichuan. Gao Song and Hu Yueming each scored 17 points. Shao had 11.
Elsewhere, Eintracht Frankfurt came from behind to beat Hoffenheim 2-1. Borussia Monchengladbach wrapped its first victory of the campaign after easing 3-1 past rival Cologne. Wasteful Bayer Leverkusen shared the spoils with newly-promoted Stuttgart following a 1-1 draw and Leonardo Bittencourt's sole goal of the match helped Werder Bremen to edge newcomer Armenia Bielefeld. Enditem
Shaanxi can still find positives despite the loss, as Yu Jiarui, in her second year, shot 11 of 22 from the field to post a career-high 35 points.
Also on Wednesday, powered by Dilana Dilishati's 21 points, Dongguan handed Wuhan its third straight loss into the season at 80-62. Enditem
PARIS, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Defending champion Rafael Nadal romped into the semifinals of the French Open in the early hours of Wednesday with a late-night win over Italy's Jannik Sinner.
"But now after the restart and our return to swimming, we can show the spirit of the Chinese people and our swimming fans to other fans across the country, and even to the whole world," said Zhu.
On the Hebei side, Guo bagged a team-high 19 points. Ma Wen and Zhang Yaqi scored 13 and 12 points respectively.
"We found several problems during the tournament and we will strengthen training in the future," he added.
The previous best for the No.7 seed in Paris was the semifinals in 2012 when she lost to eventual champion Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-3.
With Cavani out, Uruguay will rely on Suarez to lead the attack, with the possible help of Girona's Cristian Stuani, Valencia's Maxi Gomez and Benfica forward Darwin Nunez.