Shandong kept their momentum in the following sets while Henan found it hard to narrow the gap. Shandong finally got their fifth straight win.
Seventh seed Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic is also through after she overcame Jasmine Paolini of Italy 6-3, 6-3.
Rangnick said the coaching issue is not Schalke's only problem.
AFC general secretary Windsor John said the change reflects the new stature of the competitions and will produce significant benefits for the body and its member associations.
Maccabi will play their next game in Russia against CSKA Moscow on October 8, while Alba will host Bayern Munich in a German derby the next evening. Enditem
Kramaric had another chance on target in the closing stages of the first half but Neuer was on guard and kept his team in the game with a diving save.
"I'm really pleased with the victory. It's always tough to start the tournament. I was a bit nervous. She played really well in the first set, she didn't miss. Then I just found the rhythm," said the 2018 champion.
Moises Lima Magalhaes of Luneng could have netted the winner in the 83rd minute, but his powerful long shot was denied by the left bar after hitting Zhang Jinliang of R&F.
Elsewhere, Freiburg and Wolfsburg shared the spoils following a 1-1 stalemate as Josip Brekalo cancelled out Nils Petersen's opener. Enditem
Inner Mongolia has organized 17 regional winter Naadam festivals, which have become the name card of the region's sports and tourism activities. Enditem
PARIS, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Tenth-seeded Victoria Azarenka saw her campaign at Roland Garros end on Wednesday as the Belarusian was shocked by former world No. 26 Anna Karolina Schmiedlova of Slovakia 6-2, 6-2 in a match where she racked up 36 unforced errors.