Israel came into the match following a solid 1-1 draw in Scotland last week, but it was Slovakia who scored first in the 14th minute, when Michal Duris slotted home after receiving Matus Bero's pass.
The second-tier league will take place behind closed doors. In the first session, the 18 teams will be divided into three groups, which will follow the traditional home-away round robin format.
"Holding the Expo in the Olympic city of Beijing sends a strong signal of confidence. The world of sport is ready to contribute to the recovery from the crisis and to rebuilding a more human-centered and inclusive society."
Liang Weikeng/Zheng Xuhui moved past Dong Weijie/Ni Bowen in the mixed doubles to overtake the lead for Shenzhen, while Han Qianxi overwhelmed Zhang Yiman in the women's singles to level for Zhejiang.
Mbappe, scoring the only goal in France's victory over Sweden on Saturday, tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday and was separated from Didier Deschamps' squad right after receiving the result.
Third seed and last year's runner-up Daniil Medvedev of Russia and sixth seed Matteo Berrettini of Italy also made it to the third round.
Zuriko Davitashvili (R) of Georgia vies with Aleksandar Trajkovski of North Macedonia during the UEFA Nations League football match between Georgia and North Macedonia in Tbilisi, Georgia, Sept. 8, 2020. The match ended in a 1-1 draw. (Photo by Tamuna Kulumbegashvili/Xinhua)
The 33-year-old striker announced his "U-turn" 11 days after informing the club that he wanted to leave this summer and arguing that a clause in his contract meant he could leave for free.
Though it was clear that Djokovic did not intend to hit the line judge, organizers said Djokovic was disqualified in accordance with the rules.
In the other two matches of the day, Hunan Hualai edged Shenzhen Nankeda 3-2, while Olympic champion Chen Long led Xiamen Tefang to a win over Anhui Souyu 5-0. Enditem
Then in the third set, Williams was rarely troubled by her rival en route to victory.