"That's our aim and I'm confident we can compete with the footballers we have," he added, despite the refusal of several clubs to release their players for national duties.
Xinjiang registered a balanced stat sheet in offense with five players scoring in the double figures, led by Han Xu's 13 points and 10 rebounds.
Shaanxi's Chen Yanyu registered a double-double of 29 points and 11 assists. Her backcourt partner Chen Xinlei pocketed 28 points.
In the women's 200m sprint, Britain's Awuah, who finished fourth at the Doha Diamond meet last week, clocked 23:05 for her new personal best to beat Hemida Bassant of Egypt, who dipped 23.13 in second place. Zimbabwe's Roda Njobvu was third in 23:18.
With several different players contributing in offense, Jiangsu went on another 16-3 run to start the second quarter to extend its advantage to almost 30 points, which gave little room for Shaanxi's fightback. Shaanxi came no closer than 14 points during the entire second half.
Defending champion Nadal was one of the "victims" of this epic clash, as his quarterfinals match against Sinner, which was scheduled as the last match of the day,had to start later and ended in the early hours of Wednesday.
Napoli was banned from traveling by local health authorities, after Piotr Zielinski and Eljif Elmas tested positive for COVID-19.
Rennes had the chance to win all three points in stoppage time but Steven Nzonzi's header hit the post.
"It was a very even match, perhaps more difficult than the result showed," said Djokovic, who is seeking for an 18th Grand Slam title.
In the 25km race, China's Gao Chongchong and Zhang Jiajing won the men's and women's group respectively.
Having overcome last season's top-ranked side Beijing on Thursday, Jiangsu never looked threatened from the tip-off on Monday. They out-rebounded Tianjin 43-25 to score 26 points on second chances.