The Greek star will compete for a quarterfinal place with No. 18 seed Grigor Dimitrov. Enditem
The 33-year-old had scored 45 goals in 68 games and won two A-league championships since he joined the Sky Blues in August 2018.
The Schalke coach promised to find a way to develop strategies to revitalize his players' confidence.
Next for Zhang is the winner between Czech No.7 seed Petra Kvitova and Canadian teenager Leylah Fernandez. Enditem
Despite the return of the veteran duo, Colombia's squad also features a number of fresh faces, including uncapped Hertha Berlin striker John Cordoba and America de Cali goalkeeper Eder Chaux.
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.
Li Xiu led Wuhan with 14 points, but no other player scored in double figures. Wuhan was held to 3 of 26 shots beyond the arc.
5. Colombia: The old and the new
The evening featured 20 performances. Tong Jian told reporters that 26 athletes took part in the event, which was the largest performance their team had participated in. Several movie stars and celebrities were in attendance to get a first glimpse of the festivities.
"I got a bit emotional last two points of my match. I really started to think still about the match because in tennis we really never know when it's the end. But my memories, happy memories, when I made my comeback here in 2017, when I step on the Philippe Chatrier, I couldn't really imagine me to be in the quarterfinal of this slam. Everything just came back to me," said Kvitova, who was attacked by a break-in knife-wielding robber at her home in the Czech Republic during the off-season of 2016, leaving her dominant left hand seriously injured. It was at Roland Garros that the two-time Grand Slam champion made her comeback.
"She played really really well today. I think everything is tough. My ball is very short and she opened the court very nice and used very nice winners," said the world 39th-ranked Zhang, who has also achieved a personal best at Roland Garros by reaching the fourth round.