Tianjin rode an early 8-0 spurt to race ahead, and compiled a 25-19 advantage as the first quarter ran out.
Guo Zixuan, who had joined Hebei from Shanxi during the offseason, finished with a game-high 26 points. Zhang Yaqi and Chen Jinting bagged 17 and 14 points respectively.
"I'm very happy. It was a great match, I didn't make any mistakes. Casper is a really great player, very attractive to play, I think there were many good rallies, it was a good match from both of us," said the recently-crowned US Open champion.
"Many players have little experience of playing in WCBA. I'm satisfied with their desire to win and fighting spirit," she noted. Enditem
After leading 65-61, Shanxi rode on a 10-3 surge midway through the last quarter and withstood Hebei's comeback afterwards.
The reigning German Champion decided to stick to its successful squad and only go for replacements. "It is striking that Bayern wouldn't have made transfers like this in normal times," Rangnick added.
Ospina is the fourth player to be cut for the fixtures because of injuries or coronavirus restrictions, joining Porto pair Matheus Uribe and Luis Diaz as well as Leon midfielder Yairo Moreno.
Schwartzman stunned Nadal 6-2, 7-5 two weeks ago in the Italian capital.
Fueled by Wei's six points in a row, Inner Mongolia widened the gap back to seven points, and they used a 22-13 second quarter to build a 13-point advantage at halftime.
Inner Mongolia outscored Hebei 34-14 in the third quarter, allowing their opponents no space for a turnaround. Li Yueru added nine points down the stretch. Inner Mongolia had its biggest lead of 46 points heading into the final minute of the match.
The last edition of the competition was held in June 2018 in Wuhan, China, as the host nation bagged all 11 gold medals. Enditem