Shanghai led by as many as 35 points in the final period.
Beijing's Qi Yu stepped up by contributing a game-high 19 points, including seven in the opening period.
The ITTF added that the player lists may still change due to current situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Enditem
Yao Zhenxu, former Vice President of the Chinese Table Tennis Association (CTTA), was appointed Personal Honorary Member of the ITTF for his long-time commitment to international table tennis.
In Wednesday's other quarterfinals, Jiangsu smashed Sichuan 3-0 (25-8, 25-15, 25-20), Tianjin crushed Zhejiang 3-0 (25-15, 25-15, 25-22), and Shandong beat Fujian 3-0 (25-15, 25-20, 25-19). Enditem
Williams injured her Achilles tendon during her semifinal loss to Victoria Azarenka at the US Open earlier this month.
Tianjin coach Liu Hao admitted as a young team, his side have a gap to Shanghai in terms of skill.
PARIS, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Czech Karolina Pliskova survived a first-round scare at the French Open on Tuesday as the second seed rallied to beat Egypt's qualifier Mayar Sherif 6-7 (9), 6-2, 6-4 to advance to second round.
World champion Yan Zibei took the crown in the men's 100m breaststroke in 59.07 seconds, with Wang Lizhuo from Heilongjiang and Yu Zongda from Hubei rounding out the top three.
Guardiola fielded new signing Nathan Ake and youngster Eric Garcia, neither of whom is six feet tall.
"We are a bit weak in the question of central defenders: with Gerard (Pique) and (Clement) Lenglet and (Ronald) Araujo, we are a bit short ... it is weak for the season that we are going to play," he admitted.