Kitata, 24, managed to dash to the finishing line first, one second before Kenya's Vincent Kipchumba.
Shaanxi can still find positives despite the loss, as Yu Jiarui, in her second year, shot 11 of 22 from the field to post a career-high 35 points.
"We didn't deal well with some details in the first half and conceded many errors," added the Chinese international.
The two-time Grand Slam winner committed just seven unforced errors throughout the one-sided encounter and broke her opponent's serve six times.
Saturday also sees Valencia, who is second after a 1-0 win away to Real Sociedad, entertains Real Betis, who has lost consecutive matches after its winning start to the campaign. Betis coach Manuel Pellegrini needs an improvement after the poor first half display that saw his side thrashed 3-0 at Getafe on Wednesday.
Moments later, new arrival Joel Pohjanpalo scored his first goal for Union only 35 seconds after coming on to put the result beyond doubt in the 64th minute.
BRATISLAVA, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- Lucenec built on its leading position thanks to its third straight win, defeating the reigning champion Inter Bratislava 98-77 in the third round of the basketball premiership SBL (Slovak Basketball League) which were played without fans under COVID-19 control measures.
Simona Halep of Romania hits a return during the women's singles 4th round match between Simona Halep of Romania and Iga Swiatek of Poland in the French Open tennis tournament 2020 at Roland Garros in Paris, France, Oct. 4, 2020. (Photo by Aurelien Morissard/Xinhua)
"Archery is not as popular as basketball and football, but it is still a sport worth a shot," said Liu Lu, a 21-year-old fitness enthusiast who came with her boyfriend and spent a whole afternoon shooting arrows. "Doing physical exercise has been a hit among the youth."
"We haven't had an official game for quite a long time, thus leading to our huge anticipation towards it. All of us are excited about coming back on court," added China's national team center.
Rennes had the chance to win all three points in stoppage time but Steven Nzonzi's header hit the post.