Ji scored eight points in the first quarter, leading Daqing to ride on a 6-0 run, but Tianjin managed a 15-14 lead after a defense-driven quarter, and the fierce battle lasted until overtime.
The result came less than two days after Vasco sacked manager Ramon Menezes and named their under-20 coach Alexandre Grasseli as his interim replacement. Enditem
"We are prepared for safe Olympic Games whatever conditions the world will be facing next summer," he said. Enditem
Having been beaten 3-0 by Mali on Friday, Ghana manager Charles Kwabena Akonnor made five changes to his starting 11.
Liu Jiacen pocketed a game-high 29 points and 10 rebounds. Cao Junwei led Shandong in points (26), rebounds (5), and assists (4).
After a goalless first period, the flood gates opened wide in the second in which Poprad scored five times.
A restored Swiatek secured her break in the seventh game and broke again in the eighth to serve for the set at 5-3. But she missed a set point which didn't prove costly as she broke Kenin's serve for the third time in the 10th to seal the opening set 6-4 after 50 minutes.
"We will add new blood," he said. "The door of the national team is always open to those who are in good form and willing to fight, no matter they are teenagers or experienced players."
The 29-year-old is expected to start for the five-time world champions when they meet Bolivia in Sao Paulo on Friday and Peru in Lima next Tuesday in the opening two rounds of South America's 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
On the Shanghai side, Zhou Yuyan had 11 points, and Han Xu bagged 10.
But it turned out to be enough for the visitors although the home team almost managed to force the game into overtime by cutting the 0-3 deficit to one in the final stretch.