In men's competitions, top seed and world No.1 Novak Djokovic only dropped five games to cruise past lucky loser Daniel Elahi Galan of Colombia 6-0, 6-3, 6-2 to reach the last 16.
Next up for Kvitova is Germany's Laura Segemund, who dispatched Spaniard Paula Badosa 7-5, 6-2 to advance. Enditem
In the Chengdu division, Chengdu Better City edged off Beijing BSU 1-0 on Saturday to strengthen its leading position. Chengdu's midfielder Wang Xiaolong whacked a smart low shot into the net and gave Beijing BSU a two-game losing streak.
Chaux, who was named in Colombia's preliminary squad for last year's Copa America in Brazil, joined America de Cali this year from their Colombian top flight rivals Patriotas Boyaca.
Others drafted into Colombia's squad in the past week are Corinthians midfielder Victor Cantillo, Hertha Berlin striker John Cordoba and Bayer Leverkusen defender Santiago Arias. Enditem
The world No. 4, and two-time finalist at Roland Garros in 2018 and 2019, reached the fourth round in Paris for the five consecutive years.
Peng Szu-Chin led Shanghai's charge with 25 points. Li Yingyun and Zhang Zhiting contributed 24 and 21 respectively. Zhang also grabbed 11 rebounds.
"I hope the crisis makes the clubs to rethink their strategy and increase their efforts to give space for young talents," he added.
The 2018 champion lost to Anisimova in the quarterfinals in Paris last year, but this time the Romanian needed only 54 minutes to complete a convincing victory.
"We found several problems during the tournament and we will strengthen training in the future," he added.
ROME, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- Roma snatched its first win in the 2020-21 Serie A season on Saturday, as the Giallorossi beat Udinese 1-0.