Meanwhile, Angel Romero and Andre Carrillo each scored braces as Paraguay and Peru drew 2-2 in Asuncion.
Turkey rallied back for a second time only ten minutes after Germany scored the second goal as Neuhaus lost the ball to Karaca, who made no mistake to overcome Germany custodian Bernd Leno following a one-on-one.
Basketball Australia's head of women's basketball Lauren Jackson thanked all parties that ensured the season went ahead during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The two-time World Cup winners looked comfortable thereafter - despite managing only two shots on target -- to ensure their campaign started without a hitch.
The fixture will be played in Austria on November 14 at a yet-to-be confirmed venue, the Mexican Football Federation said in a statement on Sunday.
Brazil will also play Peru in another World Cup qualifier in Lima next Tuesday. Enditem
Back from a treatment following a hard fall, Xing converted a four-point play, highlighting Shanxi's scoring run that pulled itself within two points at the break.
However, Kuusk's teammate Rauno Sappinen scored on 33 minutes and 61 minutes, which was followed by a penalty by Frank Liivak, lifting the hosts to 3-1 up.
A restored Swiatek secured her break in the seventh game and broke again in the eighth to serve for the set at 5-3. But she missed a set point which didn't prove costly as she broke Kenin's serve for the third time in the 10th to seal the opening set 6-4 after 50 minutes.
"I didn't intend to cry. But these players were quite emotional, as nobody had won the game through overtime before. After seeing them, I could not help from crying on my own," Ji said.
"I still have a lot to improve, to learn, to grow," Valverde told reporters in a virtual press conference on Friday. "Compared to previous years, I feel much better now, more conditioned on a footballing and personal level. But I'm very young and I have a lot to learn."