With Ji Xiang's smart side volley and Zhang Boyu's header successively missed target in Shenzhen's offense, Suning led off a more fierce attack. In the 28th minute, Teixeira made full use of Li Ang's penalty and helped Suning take a 1-0 lead.
Both teams created and missed chances in the first half and made life a little easier in the season, with no one breaking the deadlock.
Stage One involves 32 groups of four players, with the player who tops each group progressing to Stage Two.
After the result, Wuhan Zall ranks fifth with 17 points, while Tianjin remains the last without a single win in the Suzhou division. Enditem
"It was a really hard-fought victory," Zhang told Xinhua after the match.
In Rio de Janeiro, Vasco da Gama missed the chance to move up to third with a 1-1 home draw against Bragantino.
Baena, the world number 101, battled to a 7-5, 6-7, 6-3, 3-6, 8-6 victory to reach the third round of a Grand Slam for the first time in his career.
Schalke will probably decide its future steps at Monday's board meeting.
Maccabi will play their next game in Russia against CSKA Moscow on October 8, while Alba will host Bayern Munich in a German derby the next evening. Enditem
Last-placed Dijon was closed to clinching its first win of the news season, but an injury-time penalty from Teji Savanier crashed their hopes as the team was held to a 2-2 draw at home against Montpellier. Enditem
At Maccabi, Bender will collaborate with his compatriot, center Ante Zizic, who has played for the Cleveland Cavaliers in the last three NBA seasons and joined the Israeli club in late August.