Meanwhile, Gremio ended their run of six matches without a victory by beating Bahia 2-0 away from home. Alisson and Darlan Mendes were on target for the visitors, who moved up to 10th in the standings.
Jack Harrison drew Leeds level after 12 minutes on a pass from Kalvin Phillips, but Virgil van Dijk's powerful header in the 21st minute from an Andy Robertson cross following a corner put Liverpool back in front.
A new pitch will be installed following Wednesday's Copa do Brasil match between Fluminense and Atletico Goianiense, according to venue operator Maracana SA.
The unseeded pairing got off to a superb start, as Siegemund in particular moved all around the court to put away shot after shot. After breaking twice, Siegemund/Zvonareva built up a 5-1 lead before securing the first set 6-4.
Evergrande had a good opportunity just four minutes into the game but Ai Kesen hit chance off target.
In the game played against Shenhua, Dalian forward Jose Rondon blasted a curling shot past outstretched Zeng Cheng into the net in the 33rd minute.
That meant the first goal of the new season was scored by Granada midfielder Yangel Herrera, who was unmarked when he scored the opener in his side's 2-0 win at home over Athletic Club Bilbao in the 49th minute, four minutes before Luis Milla doubled Granada's lead with a shot from outside the area.
"We will select some elites from the competitions and let them take apart in the marathon event of the mass groups in the upcoming National Games," Dong added.
"I love these big matches. To face the best guys in the world is what I do the hard work for at home and in the off-season," Thiem said. "After the first set, it was great tennis from both of us. I could have easily been down two-sets-to-one. I'm really happy to be through. It was a great semifinal."
"A few of the players gave me the games and I didn't have to work that hard to get over the line," Trump told the World Snooker Tour website.
The absence of these key players had weakened Thomas Tuchel's side significantly as the Ligue 1 defending champions launched their title defence with a shocking 1-0 defeat at newly-promoted Lens on Thursday.