Representing Jiangsu, Zhang finished the first 50 meters in 25.82 seconds, leading the runner-up Li Shuang from Henan by nearly two seconds, and won the title in 56.29 seconds.
Two other Turkish teams, Galatasaray and Basaksehir, have also shown interest in the 26-year-old player.
The Spaniard will next take on 18th seed Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria, who beat Slovakia's world number 102 Andrej Martin 6-4, 7-6, 6-1.
Behind the top three, Racing Point's Sergio Perez finished a strong fourth ahead of Daniel Ricciardo's Renault, and Charles Leclerc had a good run to sixth in his Ferrari ahead of Ricciardo's teammate Esteban Ocon.
Shanghai managed to turn a six-point deficit after the first quarter into a 10-point lead at the end of the first half, and never looked back afterwards.
In Sunday's other fixtures, Sassuolo enjoyed a 4-1 victory over newly-promoted Spezia, while Hellas Verona edged past Udinese 1-0. Enditem
Newly-crowned US Open champion Dominic Thiem extended his winning streak to nine matches as the 2018 and 2019 Roland Garros finalist saw off American qualifier Jack Sock 6-1, 6-3, 7-6 (6) in two hours and 22 minutes.
It is thought the 41-year-old Baum will act as a mastermind as he stands for the new generation of coaches addicted to innovative tactical approaches.
"The plan was to put Neymar close to Mbappe. We chose an offensive structure. We tried something and I have a lot of confidence in my team," Tuchel said after the match.
There was a hint that the ball could have brushed Jota's arm, but the goal was allowed to stand and Liverpool now have three wins from their first three games of the season.
All eyes were on Messi after a summer in which he had asked to leave the club and only two days after he had criticized the departure of Luis Suarez, but Fati was the star of the show.