Atletico Madrid at home to Villarreal is Saturday's most attractive game, with Luis Suarez likely to start in the Wanda Metropolitano as Atletico looks to improve on its flat showing away to Huesca in midweek.
Earlier on Friday, Jiangsu defeated Shanghai 3-0 (25-17, 25-20, 26-24) in the third-place match.
James, 29, has also impressed in his opening three matches for Everton in the Premier League following his summer move from Real Madrid.
The Argentinian bested Nadal in the Rome Masters quarter-finals last month for his first win against the world number two.
"That's our aim and I'm confident we can compete with the footballers we have," he added, despite the refusal of several clubs to release their players for national duties.
In men's competitions, top seed and world No.1 Novak Djokovic only dropped five games to cruise past lucky loser Daniel Elahi Galan of Colombia 6-0, 6-3, 6-2 to reach the last 16.
BUENOS AIRES, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Giovani Lo Celso will miss Argentina's opening 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Ecuador and Bolivia because of a thigh injury, the Argentinian Football Association (AFA) said on Tuesday.
Halep didn't play at her best, especially when facing a firing teenager who combined her drop shot and backhand so perfectly throughout the match.
"I need to shoulder more responsibilities," said Guo, who joined Hebei during the offseason.
The Czech player found rhythm just in time to win nine consecutive games to finally secure her 90th career main draw victory on clay.
On the Dongguan side, Shen Yi nailed 13 points, while Hu Ke added 10.