"But I take it as a very positive thing. I am playing quite well to win against a player like Stefano today with this score.
Shanxi had a 10-3 dash in the midway of the last quarter, bringing the game beyond Hebei's reach.
Two-time Grand Slam winner Kvitova had to bounce back from 1-5 down in the opening set against Canada's teenager Leylah Fernandez to set round-of-16 clash with Zhang.
Real Sociedad had a comfortable 3-0 win at home over Getafe thanks to Mikel Oyarzabal's first half penalty and goals from Mikel Merino and Portu in the 78th and 81st minutes.
"With 53 points you cannot win any game," admitted Shanghai coach Milos Paden.
Hao, former assistant coach and technical director of Luneng, will be the club's new head coach.
Five Inner Mongolia players recorded double digit points, as they dominated the game. Li Yueru made 12 out of her total 14 shooting attempts, taking home a game-high 28 points, along with 14 rebounds. Zhang Qifang added 14 points. Wei Wei and Yang Liwei contributed 12 and 11 points respectively.
"It's been long ride definitely. Everything came to my mind when I had my whole family, people who I loved to help me through the tough, tough time," said Kvitova. "I was just playing in the Philippe Chatrier, it was such nice to win the match and to be in the quarterfinal."
Although only ranked No. 357 in the world, the 19-year-old Burel has proved herself in junior competitions as the Rennes-born rising star reached two Grand Slam Junior finals and won the silver medal at the Youth Olympic Games in 2018, when she became the junior world No. 1.
The three competitions will be staged in a 'bubble' which can provide the maximum safety for players and officials.
Earlier in the women's race, the world record holder Brigid Kosgei defended her title in 2:18:58.