Other partners include former Spice Girls manager Simon Fuller, Bolivian-American businessman Marcelo Claure, Japanese entrepreneur Masayoshi Son and South Floridian investor Jose Mas, the brother of Jorge. Enditem
Shaanxi failed to level up before the half-time break when Wang Erzhuo's powerful long volley out of the box went wide in the 30th minute.
In the opening men's doubles, Zheng Siwei/Wang Yilv crushed Li Junhui/Ren Xiangyu 11-7, 11-6, 11-6 in just 21 minutes to gain the first point for Qingdao.
At the wrong end of the table, Elche, who did well to earn promotion through the play-offs, will expect to suffer, especially after replacing the popular coach Pacheta with Jorge Almiron, who has never coached in Europe.
The result left Palmeiras in sixth place, behind Flamengo on goal difference while Sport were 14th with 11 points.
The Ghanaian footballer announced on his official twitter account on Wednesday, "I am delighted to have joined FC Nordsjaelland coaching staff as part of my development towards my full coaching license. I will also be assisting the players on and off the pitch as part of my role."
Menezes, who has been out of work since parting ways with Palmeiras last December, will be tied to the Salvador-based side until December next year.
"We (the Chinese women's volleyball team) hope that the Olympic Games will be held successfully because we have been fighting for this for four years," said the 25-year-old.
"We beat ourselves today. Our performance is hard to explain but it is a bitter defeat, that is for sure," Hertha Berlin head coach Bruno Labbadia said.
"It was a very good match, very good competing, as well. In the third and fourth sets, I just felt like he also raised his level," Coric said. "He was playing some really, really good tennis, because I thought I was not actually playing bad. I just thought he was too good in the third and in the fourth sets."
Ceni ended his playing career of over 20 years in 2015 after 1,237 matches for Sao Paulo. He was capped 16 times for Brazil's national team and was a part of the Selecao squad that won the 2002 World Cup in Japan and South Korea.