Xu, Liang and Zhang Manman got Jiangsu off to a quick start and combined for 21 first-quarter points, but Xinjiang withstood the trio's attack to tie the scores at 21-21 thanks to Wang Lili's 10 points.
The teenager will see her world ranking improve to the No. 17 after this greatest win of her career up to date. Enditem
"We improved our ball movement with the match going deep. The players had expected to win this match," said Zhejiang coach Gu Jiaqing.
The five-time world champions travelled to Peru with a full squad on Monday, having reported no positive coronavirus cases during mandatory daily tests.
However, the Malawi government has announced that all sporting activities will return in phases depending on the preparedness of the respective sporting association.
Meanwhile, football training is to start in mid-October to prepare teams for the start of Malawi's top league in November.
"I told them to fight until the end no matter when leading or trailing. All efforts have paid off now," she said. Enditem
Fierce contention continued throughout the game. Yang Mengran's turnaround lay-up pushed Henan 92-90 ahead with 39 seconds remaining, and Henan sealed matters with 3 of 4 free throws later on.
Thepchaiya Un-Nooh and Anthony McGill both received a bye to the second round. Enditem
Many people believe freestyle football is all about the performance, yet Wang believes practicing freestyle football can help improve ball handling skills for real games. She is also trying to design freestyle football training programs for her students.
Earlier on Thursday, Paraguay drew 2-2 at home to Peru and Uruguay beat Chile 2-1 in Montevideo.