Ukraine pulled one goal back with a penalty by Ruslan Malinovskyi.
The number of critics calling for a change on the German bench is increasing.
The Paris Saint-Germain forward provided two assists and showed no signs of the back injury that forced him to miss Brazil's last two training sessions before the match at Corinthians Arena.
Nitra is the new leader of the rankings; its third win out of three came after a solid performance in the first two periods on Detva's ice.
Facing a perfect Nadal, Djokovic was unable to hold any of his three service games in the first set, and finally secured his first service of the match in the opening game of the second set, after saving three break points. But the Spaniard quickly broke twice in the third and fifth game to storm to a 4-1 lead.
The 31-year-old Liu shot 13 of 20 from the floor and pocketed 29 points. Xing Jinbo led the Shanxi bench with 16 points. Wu Tongtong and Yu Dong nailed 17 and 13 respectively.
"He loves his father, he admires him. It's not a load on his shoulders. He does what he loves most and doesn't compare himself with Michael," she emphasized.
Xu, Liang and Zhang Manman got Jiangsu off to a quick start and combined for 21 first-quarter points, but Xinjiang withstood the trio's attack to tie the scores at 21-21 thanks to Wang Lili's 10 points.
Jia said the league has provided some much-needed competitive action for the "Steel Roses".
"We can see the improvement from our players in terms of their game mentality," Tianjin coach Liu Hao commented.
Organizers BSI (Budapest Sport Office) specifically indicated that they fully complied with the health precautions prescribed or recommended by authorities, ensuring the health of participants and supporters.