"I played quite a solid match when I was serving, I was playing some good points. I did some good forehands, winners down the line, that's a key shot for me," said Nadal.
After a goalless first half, Evergrande broke the deadlock just three minutes after the break, as Ai Kesen's header took a deflection off Shan Pengfei's head to go beyond a helpless goalkeeper Xu Jiamin.
Barca are still working in the transfer market, however, with Ousmane Dembele now linked to a move to Manchester United as the club chases Memphis Depay - a personal request of Koeman's.
The Brazilian, who had entered the game as a substitute, took advantage of a loose ball to beat Valladolid keeper Roberto Jimenez with a diagonal shot.
Ranking fourth in the preliminary heats of the women's 400m individual medley, Ye didn't advance to that final, as she failed to make the top eight in a round of physical tests, a new requirement for this year's championships.
Qin Haiyang from Shanghai, who finished second in the preliminary final of the 400m event, missed the final, after he failed to make the top eight in a selection of physical tests, according to a new requirement of the championships.
Zhejiang bagged all three medals in the men's 100m butterfly, as Hong Jinquan clinched the gold in 53.03 seconds.
2022 FIFA World Cup hosts Qatar will replace Equatorial Guinea, who pulled out of the friendly due to travel restrictions. Ghana will thus play Mali three days before playing Qatar.
Bayern started highly motivated in the encounter and took command while Hoffenheim kept 11 men behind the ball in the opening stages.
Striker Issa Alekasir's header in the 88th minute found the back of net and sent the Reds to the competition's next round.
After Bayern had targeted the Dutch full-back for several months and Flick named the 19-year-old as his desired player the German record champions refused to increase its reported 20-million-euro offer. Barca is said to invest 25 million eruos plus a higher salary.