Hao, former assistant coach and technical director of Luneng, will be the club's new head coach.
"Now we can play matches. Even without fans on site, we can feel satisfied back on court, so I cherish it pretty much," she noted.
"We executed the coach's tactics well," she explained.
The 51-year-old coach replaced interim coach Majid Namjoo Motlagh on the Tehran-based team.
To make things worse for Schalke, Leipzig continued on the front foot and made it 3-0 just before the break as Marcel Halstenberg's cross allowed Willi Orban to make it three.
Six minutes later, Bruno Labbadia's men thought they had opened the scoring but Jhon Cordoba's goal was ruled offside.
With the result, Bayern Munich moves to the fourth position meanwhile Hertha Berlin suffered its second defeat to slip to the 13th position.
As opposed to early sluggishness last game, Xinjiang heated up quickly into the game with a 10-0 surge on Shanghai's consecutive turnovers, before Bao Meng's jumper snapped Shanghai's scoring drought over six minutes. Xinjiang set up a 10-point cushion as the first quarter ran out.
Wuhan got rolling midway through the first quarter, going on a 9-0 run to move ahead and setting up a 23-12 advantage as the quarter time ran out.
Zhengzhou, in Henan province, will again host the final ITTF event of the year after 2019, as the 2020 ITTF Finals will return to the Zhengzhou Olympic Sports Center from November 19 to 22.
Shandong began to lose momentum after the interval, and Inner Mongolia scored many fast break points on turnovers. With a 30-point margin in hand before the last 10 minutes, Inner Mongolia met little challenge thereafter.