Elsewhere, Athletic Club were linked with a late return of former striker Fernando Llorente only for the deal to fall through, while Valencia coach Javi Gracia is rumored to be considering resigning after a summer which saw the departure of players such as Dani Parejo, Ezequiel Garay and Rodrigo Moreno without any new arrivals to strengthen a squad which failed to qualify for Europe last season.
"We didn't deal well with some details in the first half and conceded many errors," added the Chinese international.
Barca issued a communique shortly after the final whistle confirming Alba had "problems in his right hamstring," adding that he would undergo tests on Monday to discover the full extent of the injury.
In the women's 200m sprint, Britain's Awuah, who finished fourth at the Doha Diamond meet last week, clocked 23:05 for her new personal best to beat Hemida Bassant of Egypt, who dipped 23.13 in second place. Zimbabwe's Roda Njobvu was third in 23:18.
"From last year until now I have been frustrated and yearn for the restart of mass sports events," said Zhu after he finished swimming about 1,000 meters across the Liujiang River on Friday.
On the Shandong side, Yang Hengyu contributed 16 points, while Qiao Yanzi added 12.
But the 33-year-old soon after committed a serious foul on Leo Dubois, for which referee Stephanie Frappart initially showed a yellow card but changed it to a red after a VAR review.
Liu Jiacen scored 22 points and earned 11 rebounds for Shanxi. Zhao Zhifang also registered a double-double of 12 points and 12 rebounds. Wu Tongtong, a member of Chinese women's national team, pocketed 21 points in the clash.
Facing Tianjin, Jiangsu set the tone in the first quarter with a 29-7 run, letting its reserves finish off a 106-59 win.
Earlier on the Court Philippe-Chatrier, men's singles third seed, Dominic Thiem claimed another straight-set victory over 28th seed Casper Ruud, beating the Norwegian 6-4, 6-3, 6-1 to set up a last-16 clash against the winner between 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka and Hugo Gaston.
"I don't care about the result of the river-cross competition, I only want to feel the fighting spirit against waves," Zhu added. Enditem