Elsewhere, fifth seed Alexander Zverev of Germany beat Frenchman Adrian Mannarino 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 to advance, while fourth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece was upset by Croatia's Borna Coric in a five-set thriller.
In October and November, three games are increasing the risk of injuries aside from the load players have to take in their clubs, he insisted.
The other match on Friday saw Shenzhen Jiazhaoye held Shanghai Shenhua to a 0-0 draw.
The world indoor record holder had opened her outdoor season in mid-August at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Monaco, winning with a jump of 14.27m.
The 25-year-old equalized with the last kick of the match after Rodinei Almeida brought down Elber Pimentel with a rash challenge.
Defending champion Egan Bernal also arrived with the leading group and was able to improve his overall ranking to second place.
Lithuania continued their dominance in the second half, and broke the deadlock in the 50th minute when Donatas Kazlauskas capitalized on a mistake from an Albanian defender to score with a low shot.
"This team have given me so much, my first chance, my first podium and my first win. It is just an amazing day."
R&F broke the deadlock while Saba forced Jianye defender Chen Hao into an own goal in the 12th minute.
Then in the third set, Williams was rarely troubled by her rival en route to victory.
Teda that played in Beijing's neighboring city Tianjin, failed to snatch a win in the league after a 2-1 defeat against Chongqing Dangdai Lifan for its seventh consecutive loss.