Dominic Calvert-Lewin's 16th minute header put Everton ahead only for Jordan Pickford's error to gift Neal Maupay a 41st minute equalizer.
The 2018 champion lost to Anisimova in the quarterfinals in Paris last year, but this time the Romanian needed only 54 minutes to complete a convincing victory.
Kvitova went into the match quickly as she broke her Chinese opponent twice to surge to a 4-0 lead in the opening set, before serving for the set in the eighth game.
Axel Witsel (R) of Dortmund vies with Baptiste Santamaria of Freiburg during a German Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and SC Freiburg in Dortmund, Germany, Oct. 3, 2020. (Photo by Joachim Bywaletz/Xinhua)
Real Betis won 2-0 away at Valencia. Sergio Canales celebrated his return to the Spanish national team squad by opening the scoring following magnificent control and shot in the 19th minute and Cristian Tello scored Betis' second of the game with 16 minutes remaining. Enditem
Shanxi had a 10-3 dash in the midway of the last quarter, bringing the game beyond Hebei's reach.
"I think I played a really good match. I was very aggressive. I knew from last year I had to change something, so I really wanted to be better than last year and definitely, I was today," said the world No. 2.
Wu and Zhao combined for the first 11 points for Shanxi, who showed their depth and began to pull away after bench players came in for a 24-16 first quarter advantage through Fu Jinqiu's buzzer-beating layup.
It is the second time for Ziyuan County to hold such an international race, the route of which covers several 4A-level scenic spots.
Elsewhere, Sassuolo registered another comprehensive victory as it beat Crotone 4-1 with Francesco Caputo's brace.
"We had a good start today, especially on defense. But our defensive quality went down after players rotation, and suffered too many mistakes in front of their pressure. We want to progress deep into the season," he commented. Enditem