Insufficient defense marked by only 29 rebounds compared to 53 by the visitor proved to be the key element that led to Handlova's second defeat and put it at the bottom of the rankings.
"We've had an unbelievable group of players over the last two seasons and a squad of great people. I will miss them all hugely...I'd also like to say a massive thanks to the club for considering mine and my family's future and allowing me to make this move."
On the Hebei side, Guo bagged a team-high 19 points. Ma Wen and Zhang Yaqi scored 13 and 12 points respectively.
"I've had two fantastic years here at Sydney FC and have cherished every moment of my life in Australia," he said.
Shanghai came from behind to beat Tianjin 88-60. Shanghai was trailing by six points at the end of the first quarter, but the team recovered and had a 24-8 second quarter to move ahead. Shanghai controlled the game well to finish the third period 23-10, and then sealed the easy victory.
Jiangsu showed its well-balanced, attacking firepower, with seven players scoring in double figures, led by Sun Li's 18.
"I'm living in a dream. I came here two weeks ago to my Roland-Garros qualifying but today I'm here in the quarterfinals," said the 26-year-old Italian qualifier, who hadn't played a Grand Slam main draw before this year's Australian Open, where she suffered an early first-round exit.
Zhou Mengyun was the only Wuhan player with double-digit points, scoring 12. Enditem
A survey spoke of nearly 70 percent claiming to have lost interest in the team's internationals after the 2018 World Cup's devastating outcome, followed by the disappointing Nations League.
With a 4,000-seat capacity, the Weihai Nanhai Olympic Center will host the doubles events. The newly-opened venue is currently staging the 2020 China National Table Tennis Championships.
FC Barcelona have had a promising start to the campaign under new coach Ronald Koeman, scoring seven goals in their opening two matches, with the midfield pairing of Sergio Busquets and Frenkie de Jong giving a solid base for the attacking quarter of Ansu Fati, Leo Messi, Philippe Coutinho and Antoine Griezmann.