Selby, having won the European Masters last month, is one step closer to defend his English Open title and will meet another Chinese player Chang Bingyu in the last 64.
As Ji missed a big three-pointer which could have sealed the win in regulation time, both teams battled hard and were unable to establish a double-digit lead all the way into overtime.
The reigning Australian Open champion will contest for her second major title with Polish teenager Iga Swiatek, who needed only 70 minutes to storm to a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Argentine qualifier Nadia Podoroska.
The 28-year-old, who endured a difficult 18 months at Barcelona before being farmed out to the Bundesliga club in July 2019, has rediscovered his confidence since returning to the Camp Nou last month, shining in a central attacking midfield role behind Lionel Messi.
"I don't want them to handle the ball at discretion. We can say 'it doesn't matter' after losing a game, but we cannot really take the defeat as nothing, as they can develop a habit of that. Even someday they get the chance of winning, they cannot show enough guts to win."
Qi Site led Beijing with 18 points. Tang Yu recorded a double-double of 15 points and 11 boards. Shi Xiufeng and Qi Yu bagged 14 and 13 respectively.
Radovan Pulis' wonderful hat-trick night adorned the match in Zvolen where he led his team to a 5-2 victory over the visitors from Trencin.
Also on Sunday, helped by four players scoring in double digits, Sichuan defeated Henan 89-62. Enditem
Cheshmi was part of Iran's Esteghlal soccer team in the 2020 AFC Champions League in Doha and remained in Qatar after his team's elimination from the campaign.
SAO PAULO, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Brazil have scope for improvement despite a convincing 5-0 win over Bolivia in their opening South American zone World Cup qualifier here on Friday, according to midfielder Casemiro.
The 27-year-old central-defender joined the Qatari team for a fee of 900,000 U.S. dollars. The report, however, did not specify the period of contract.