Beijing's Qi Yu stepped up by contributing a game-high 19 points, including seven in the opening period.
Saturday's last game saw Danny Ings' fifth minute goal against one of his former clubs give Southampton their first win of the season with a 1-0 win away to Burnley.
Zhang was 0.45 second faster than the former Asian record holder, Olympic champion Liu Zige, who has kept it for 11 years. There is only a 0.14-second difference between Zhang's new record and the world record held by Swedish Sarah Sjostrom.
Newly-crowned US Open champion Dominic Thiem extended his winning streak to nine matches as the 2018 and 2019 Roland Garros finalist saw off American qualifier Jack Sock 6-1, 6-3, 7-6 (6) in two hours and 22 minutes.
"Nothing else," he noted. "In every practice, I asked them to fight, play strong defence and play smart in offense. This gave us the result in the second quarter."
Another game on Monday saw Tianjin take a 3-0 (25-17, 25-17, 25-17) victory over Fujian.
Mikael Ymer of Sweden returns the ball during the men's singles first round match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at French Open tennis tournament 2020 at Roland Garros in Paris, France, Sept. 29, 2020. (Photo by Aurelien Morissard/Xinhua)
The significance of completing the whole first stage with no one from the closed living and training zone testing positive for the coronavirus cannot be understated. It should be noted that the Dailian Division even faced the threat of a local epidemic outbreak.
THE HAGUE, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Ajax and FC Barcelona on Thursday agreed on the transfer of American right back Sergino Dest to Barcelona.
Despite the goal, Real Madrid had to thank keeper Thibaut Courtois for the win after the Belgian made a series of impressive saves.
"It was beyond my imagination. I had thought the best result would be around 55.8 seconds," said Zhang.