Duisburg tried to keep pace but the "BVB" continued their relentless march, as Giovanni Reyna's deflected free-kick left goalkeeper Leo Weinkauf helpless five minutes into the second half.
Maracana SA chief executive Severiano Braga said one section of the pitch had already been replaced with positive results.
Luneng's goalkeeper Wang Dalei made his debut this season after coming back from an injury while Evergrande's veteran Zheng Zhi also started in the middle of the park.
"It's indeed very difficult. It feels like you have been eating with your left hand all your life, and suddenly you need to start using your right hand. It is quite uncomfortable," he said.
Beijing 2022 has been making continuous efforts to promote the sustainable development of Olympic and Paralympic education in China. It has already created coloring books for winter sports for pre-school children and books about the winter Olympics and Paralympics for teenagers.
With the win against Medvedev, the 27-year-old Thiem improved to 3-1 in his head-to-head series with the Russian star and is entering his fourth Grand Slam final.
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.
"World Table Tennis was born, as the times require, and predictably, this is the perfect opportunity to create great value for the sport, and to demonstrate the true value of the top players and fans," he stated.
A brand new format will be taken over five days of competition action, and innovative scoring methods will be implemented.
"WTT Macao will be a table tennis show like no other before it. After months of waiting to see what this is all about, the time has come to raise the curtain for our first ever exhibition of World Table Tennis," Steve Dainton, WTT Director and ITTF CEO, declared.
Messi received a one-match ban for an altercation with Chile's Gary Medel in the Copa America third-place playoff in July last year, which Argentina won 2-1.