The 2019 ATP Finals champion saved a match point before producing his first break of the match, after missing the first ten chances, to level the set 5-5.
Israel missed a dramatic equalizer in the 92nd minute, as midfielder Manor Solomon's shot hit the post.
The reigning Australian Open champion will contest for her second major title with Polish teenager Iga Swiatek, who needed only 70 minutes to storm to a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Argentine qualifier Nadia Podoroska.
Spain also have two players with lightning speed - Barcelona's Ansu Fati and Wolves' Adama Traore, who impressed on his Spain debut against Portugal on Wednesday night.
"We can see the improvement from our players in terms of their game mentality," Tianjin coach Liu Hao commented.
A pair of free throws from Guo extended Hebei's advantage to 10 points midway through the second quarter.
Ji, featuring in WCBA side Daqing as a coach-player, doubled up her happiness from record-breaking scoring performance on Friday with Daqing's first win during the current campaign.
The GFA said the new season will run until July next year.
DALIAN, China, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- The organizing committee for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup in China held its first meeting in Dalian, Liaoning province on Saturday.
Slovan Bratislava, one of the top title-contenders, was also close to losing its third in succession but managed to edge out Miskolc in OT to earn the first points of the season.
The two greats had met more than any other two players in the Open era, a record 55 times before Sunday's showdown, with Djokovic holding a 29-26 lead.