However, Xu and Diao Linyu collided during the beginning of the third set but neither was injured. Shanghai then accumulated a seven-point lead from deftly placed shots and took the set.
The first round will be completed on October 8 when Colombia confront Venezuela in Barranquilla and Brazil encounter Bolivia in Sao Paulo.
"I'm grateful for the effort of the players because it wasn't easy," Torrent told reporters after the clash at Estadio Monumental.
The single-leg match was played behind closed doors in the city of Petah Tikva, after Beer Sheva's Turner Stadium was closed last month amid structural concerns.
Tianjin dominated the match with strong attacks from Chinese national team players Li Yingying and Wang Yuanyuan, while Hebei hardly created a threat in the first set.
Both sides played with many fouls, with Frankfurt playmaker Filip Kostic unable to continue after a foul from Jordan Torunarigha only 15 minutes into the match.
China's national team player Gong Xiangyu notched up seven points to help Jiangsu take the first set.
JERUSALEM, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Guangzhou R&F midfielder Dia Saba is expected to leave the Chinese club immediately and become the first Israeli to play in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Israeli media reported on Thursday.
BEIJING, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Relatively unheralded runners Su Guoxiong and Dou Faxian upset a strong all-Chinese field to take the men's and women's titles respectively at the inaugural Duolun Marathon race in Duolun, Inner Mongolia, on Saturday.
Jiangsu sealed the win just three minutes later as Xie Pengfei converted a free kick and into the box and the ball hit at his teammate Li Ang, which created a rebound for Martins to score a volley.
The planned measures revealed that athletes will be advised not to take public transportation and to avoid contact with local citizens.