Al Nassr broke the deadlock with a penalty in the 35th minute before Abdi Mehdi Qara leveled for Persepolis just six minutes later.
Early indications are that Carvajal could be out of action for up to two months, which means as well as the forthcoming internationals, he will also have to sit out this weekend's La Liga trip to play Levante, and league matches against Cadiz, Huesca, Valencia and Villarreal.
The result has increased the pressure on Athletic Bilbao coach Gaizka Garitano, whose post-match comments that "the Primera Liga is difficult for us" was criticized by the fans.
With starters back on court in the third quarter, Shanxi again pushed their lead back to double figures on Wu's three-point play with 2:50 left before going up 63-56 heading toward the final 10 minutes.
Organizers have set up two tracks, a 19.5km track for professionals and a 13km track for amateurs, in a group time trial format, circling the Wulashan Township of Urad Front Banner.
The previous best for the No.7 seed in Paris was the semifinals in 2012 when she lost to eventual champion Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-3.
Although Liverpool's substitute goalkeeper Adrian was at fault for the opening goal, Villa picked holes time-after-time in the Liverpool back line and could have had an eighth when Watkins hit the bar in the last minute.
The defending champions, who had lost their first two games of the new season, have now bounced back with four consecutive wins to move up to second place.
"It's because I did a lot of things well. I played more aggressively than the previous days. I went to the net more often, and I hit a lot of winners," added the 12-time French Open champion, who needed only one hour and 35 minutes to see off his opponent.
FC Barcelona have had a promising start to the campaign under new coach Ronald Koeman, scoring seven goals in their opening two matches, with the midfield pairing of Sergio Busquets and Frenkie de Jong giving a solid base for the attacking quarter of Ansu Fati, Leo Messi, Philippe Coutinho and Antoine Griezmann.
Many put the performances down to Garitano's defensive and conservative nature and his unwillingness to show confidence in the club's young players. The feeling is that although the squad has obvious weak points (especially in central midfield), the lack of confidence some players showed in the last two games means Garitano is running out of time. Enditem