With starters back on court in the third quarter, Shanxi pushed the lead back to double digits on Wu Tongtong's three-pointer with 2:50 remaining before going up 63-56 heading toward the final 10 minutes.
After national team center Li Yueru's departure, Dilana was made to shoulder more responsibilities in the paint for Dongguan.
Early indications are that Carvajal could be out of action for up to two months, which means as well as the forthcoming internationals, he will also have to sit out this weekend's La Liga trip to play Levante, and league matches against Cadiz, Huesca, Valencia and Villarreal.
Shan was the main threat on Zhejiang's offensive end, constantly burying three-pointers and driving to the basket. She scored nine points in a 10-minute stretch as Zhejiang raced ahead 45-33 at the half.
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
In other Brazilian top-flight fixtures on Saturday, Gremio drew 1-1 at home to Internacional while Corinthians drew 0-0 at Bragantino. Enditem
Atletico Madrid had Luis Suarez in its side but was held to its second 0-0 draw in a week as the team failed to break down Villarreal with just two shots on target in the entire 90 minutes.
The Argentinian bested Nadal in the Rome Masters quarter-finals last month for his first win against the world number two.
"We were not in a favorable form today, and didn't figure out their zone defense well in the last quarter," admitted Sichuan coach Pan Wei. Enditem
The world No. 4, and two-time finalist at Roland Garros in 2018 and 2019, reached the fourth round in Paris for the five consecutive years.
Vanderlei Luxemburgo's men are now third in the 20-team Serie A standings, just two points behind leader Atletico Mineiro, who has a game in hand.