The win also improves the Serbian's season record to a stunning 34-1. The only defeat came in a disqualification earlier this month at the US Open, where he hit a ball in frustration which struck the line judge on the neck.
"We executed the coach's tactics well," she explained.
Cordoba has scored two goals in three Bundesliga matches this season following his September move from FC Koln.
Burel wasted three set points when she took a 5-3 lead in the first set and stormed to 40-0 in the ninth game. But Zhang battled back to save all three, and held the serve before breaking Burel's in the tenth to level the score at 5-5.
"The tiebreak was very tense. The tiebreak was where all the money was," said Tsitsipas on court. "I am glad that I played good tennis and I didn't panic. I stayed concentrated, stayed low-key and tried to take it point by point."
Everton playmaker James Rodriguez and Galatasaray striker Radamel Falcao will return to the international fold for Colombia's qualifiers against Venezuela and Chile.
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.
She lapped in under 45 seconds on a 1,100-meter-long indoor driveway and overtook other competitors before the end. And it cost her 50 yuan (about 7.36 U.S. dollars) for the six-minute drive.
Buckling up their defense and increasing ball movement in transition, Sichuan began to gain ground in the second quarter. After Shao Ting's three-point play with 5:57 left, they turned the game around at 30-28 before going into halftime up 41-39.
The South American zone's 2022 World Cup qualifiers had been scheduled to begin in late March but were postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
But the 33-year-old soon after committed a serious foul on Leo Dubois, for which referee Stephanie Frappart initially showed a yellow card but changed it to a red after a VAR review.