As the match seemed headed for a goalless draw in the second half, Shijiazhuang broke the deadlock in the 88th minute with a cross from Brazilian forward Matheus Leite Nascimento, helping midfielder Chen Pu to score an open goal.
She will take on 15th-seeded Maria Sakkari of Greece in the last 16, who stunned Williams at the Western & Southern Open last month.
The Brazilian claimed that no one had informed PSG of their player having contracted COVID-19.
In Paris, France came from behind to repeat their triumph in the final of the 2018 World Cup, beating Croatia 4-2, despite the absence of striker Kylian Mbappe.
"Ensuring a safe return to international table tennis has been our utmost priority ever since the pandemic broke out. I am delighted that, with the fantastic support and hard work carried out by everyone at the ITTF over several months, we have managed to get events back up and running before the end of 2020," said the ITTF President Thomas Weikert.
The home side was seen as lacklustre in the encounter with Greece, but managed to pick up the pace against the much lower ranked Moldova after coach Matjaz Kek made a few changes to the starting line-up, according to the Slovenian Press Agency STA.
"Two years should be enough to re-produce the materials. For large, three-dimensional materials that are hard to change, we will stay with the old emblem. At least we hope there won't be two different Paralympic Games emblems in the venues," Lin explained.
Playing in his second match for the Rio de Janeiro outfit, the 35-year-old combined with Rhuan Silveira before deftly sliding a shot past Cassio.
Mbappe, scoring the only goal in France's victory over Sweden on Saturday, tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday and was separated from Didier Deschamps' squad right after receiving the result.
Despite the Bavarians having dominated the national and international stage, close competition is secured as domestic competitors such as RB Leipzig, Borussia Monchengladbach, Bayer Leverkusen and Borussia Dortmund have caught up over recent years.
Ecuador will begin their South American zone qualifying campaign with a clash against Argentina in Buenos Aires on October 8. They will host Uruguay in Quito five days later. Enditem