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.
The ITTF has announced the #RESTART event series, including the Women's World Cup, Men's World Cup and Finals, all scheduled to be staged in China in November.
The match will be Iran's first game at the national level under the leadership of Dragan Skocic.
Henan whittled away Shanxi's lead to three points through an 8-0 spurt. Then Wu made a layup and Yu Dong fired a three-pointer, snapping Shanxi's skid. Zhang Xianyuan led another Henan fightback, and after her jumper, Henan turned the game around at 56-54 with 1:57 left in the third quarter, but Shanxi managed to keep a slim advantage at 59-58 into the last period.
Next up for Kvitova is Germany's Laura Segemund, who dispatched Spaniard Paula Badosa 7-5, 6-2 to advance. Enditem
"But I take it as a very positive thing. I am playing quite well to win against a player like Stefano today with this score.
Roma had a shaky start to the new season, managing only one draw and one defeat after two rounds.
Real Sociedad had a comfortable 3-0 win at home to Getafe to end a run of poor results at home since the return of football in June and to momentarily go top of the table, although that lead didn't last for long.
After registering a 30-point performance in Saturday's first round game, Shanxi captain Wu Tongtong expressed her gratitude to medical staff in fighting against the virus.
Outscoring its opponent 28-14 after the first quarter, Jiangsu was never really challenged by Shaanxi over the ensuing three quarters.
It was Flamengo's first victory in Brazil's top flight since they overcame local rival Fluminense 2-1 on September 9.