The Argentinian bested Nadal in the Rome Masters quarter-finals last month for his first win against the world number two.
Vanderlei Luxemburgo's men are now third in the 20-team Serie A standings, just two points behind leader Atletico Mineiro, who has a game in hand.
The 45-year-old Li, who spent his entire playing career with Luneng, was one of the key members in China's only World Cup experience in 2002. As a player, Li helped Luneng win one Chinese top-flight title, three CFA Cup titles and one CSL Cup title.
CHENGDU, China, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Jiangsu sailed past Shaanxi 89-69 here on Wednesday, starting the 2020-21 Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) campaign with a 3-0 record.
Waldrum worked largely within U.S. women's football, and was head coach of Trinidad and Tobago between 2014 and 2016.
Luo Xinyu bagged 18 points for Jiangsu, who also got 14 points apiece from Xu Chenyan and Jiang Jiayin.
"We met some difficulties after our key players' departure," Dongguan coach Lin Yaosen admitted.
"To stand in his way would not be just reward for the service he has given us, and we wish him the best."
Despite the host's dominance they had to be patient as Schalke was able to neutralize the attacks in the opening period.
Elche and Huesca drew a game between two newly promoted sides 0-0, although Huesca will feel they did enough to take all three points as Elche failed to shoot on target all game.
The visitors from Poprad did not put on an offensive show either, but scored twice, which was sufficient for earning their first victory of the season.