"We inflicted great pressure on our opponents throughout the game. Offensively we played inside out and showed our level," Inner Mongolia coach Zheng Wei reflected.
Favre's men were still not done with the scoring and added a fourth goal after Haaland assisted Felix Passlack for his first Bundesliga goal in the dying seconds of the encounter.
It was short-lived joy for Berlin though, as Bayern took the lead again through Lewandowski, who tapped home his hat rick following Muller's assist inside the box in the 85th minute.
Third seed Elina Svitolina cruised past 27th-seeded Ekaterina Alexandrova 6-4, 7-5 to advance to the next round. Argentinian qualifier Nadia Podoroska extended her stunning run on clay after the restart of the season, as the 23-year-old dispatched Anna Karolina Schmiedlova 6-3, 6-2 to become the first Argentinian women's player to reach the fourth round in Paris since 2011. ■
The game was decided with the final possession. After Li Jinjun converted one of two free throws, Shaanxi went up 80-78 with 11.3 seconds remaining. On the ensuing possession, Wuhan's Liang Juanzhi missed a jumper that could have sent the match into overtime.
"I'm very happy. It was a great match, I didn't make any mistakes. Casper is a really great player, very attractive to play, I think there were many good rallies, it was a good match from both of us," said the recently-crowned US Open champion.
The previous best for the No.7 seed in Paris was the semifinals in 2012 when she lost to eventual champion Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-3.
"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
New arrival Pedro Rodriguez scored the winner after the break as the Spaniard unleashed a missile into the net with both power and precision.
"It's been long ride definitely. Everything came to my mind when I had my whole family, people who I loved to help me through the tough, tough time," said Kvitova. "I was just playing in the Philippe Chatrier, it was such nice to win the match and to be in the quarterfinal."
Gaston is to challenge third seed Dominic Thiem in the fourth round. Earlier in the day, the Austrian had claimed another straight-sets victory over 28th seed Casper Ruud, beating the Norwegian 6-4, 6-3, 6-1.