The 2018 champion lost to Anisimova in the quarterfinals in Paris last year, but this time the Romanian needed only 54 minutes to complete a convincing victory.
Bratislava's budget is significantly smaller this season and the team from Slovakia's capital city got considerably younger with only three players older than 25 years and features only three foreign names.
It was also the 96th victory at Roland Garros for the Spaniard, who is seeking a 20th Grand Slam title to equal Roger Federer's record.
Shanghai guard Peng Szu-Chin hobbled off the court, seemingly through a strain, just one minute into the second half. Without one of its main scorers, Shanghai could not catch up on the offensive end as Xinjiang pulled away through backcourt combo Wang Siyu and Wang Lili's efforts.
Jiangsu's 8-0 run to start the game forced Tianjin into an early timeout. Tianjin lost too many defensive rebounds to provide their opponents with second chance baskets, digging a 29-7 hole for themselves after the first quarter.
"I got a bit emotional last two points of my match. I really started to think still about the match because in tennis we really never know when it's the end. But my memories, happy memories, when I made my comeback here in 2017, when I step on the Philippe Chatrier, I couldn't really imagine me to be in the quarterfinal of this slam. Everything just came back to me," said Kvitova, who was attacked by a break-in knife-wielding robber at her home in the Czech Republic during the off-season of 2016 which left her dominant left hand seriously injured. It was at Roland Garros that the two-time Grand Slam champion made her comeback.
CHENGDU, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- Zhejiang came up big in the first half before getting over Fujian 96-76 in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league here on Tuesday.
Shortly after the second, Xinjiang used another 13-2 spurt to put the game out of sight as Wuhan's shooting froze up.
Newly promoted Elche and Huesca drew 0-0, although Huesca was the better side as Elche failed to get a shot on target.
Dortmund pressed forward but had to wait until the 31st minute before the good build-up work and pass into the box from Giovanni Reyna allowed Haaland to break the deadlock with a hammer from close range.
He called the latest defeats of Liverpool (7-2) and Manchester United (6-1), aside from Bayern Munich's loss against Hoffenheim (4-1), the forerunners.