Evergrande had a good opportunity just four minutes into the game but Ai Kesen hit chance off target.
Osaka then gained the momentum and broke a third time to take the match to a deciding set.
The former German international said that Premier League clubs are trying to take advantage of the extended transfer window due to the COVID-19 pandemic: "We are ahead of a nerve-racking three weeks until the window closes on October 5."
Ryan Day also advanced on Sunday after finishing his three group matches with two victories and one draw. He even scored a maximum break in his 3-1 win over Rod Lawler.
He returned to Fortaleza almost immediately, leading the side to ninth in the 20-team Serie A standings in 2019. They are 10th in the current table, only eight points behind leaders Internacional, more than a quarter of the way through the season.
Both Thiem and Zverev are seeking their first ever Grand Slam title, and Thiem might have a slight mental advantage, winning the past three matches against the German.
Qingdao pulled one back in the 85th minute with an overhead kick from French midfielder Romain Alessandrini.
As the participants have not taken football training in the first half of the year, all of them are excited at taking part in the tournament and have prepared for nearly two months before it gets started.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- Shanghai SIPG beat Qingdao Huanghai 2-1 in the 10th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Thursday.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Teaming up for the very first time was no problem for German player Laura Siegemund and Russian veteran Vera Zvonareva, as the unseeded pair completed their dream run to the US Open women's doubles title with a straight-set victory over third seeds Nicole Melichar and Xu Yifan in the final on Friday.
SHAOXING, China, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Chinese sprinter Xie Zhenye said on Sunday that the 2020 Chinese National Athletics Championships next week would be an important test for him after a long period of training behind closed doors.