Wuhan once had a good chance to pull one back in the 43rd minute when midfielder Liu Yun sent an accurate cross in the penalty area, but forward Dong Xuesheng failed to touch the ball.
Real Sociedad ruined Elche's return to the top flight as they won 3-0 in Elche's Martin Valero stadium, with all the goals coming in the second half.
"It was a very cruel game, and it was regrettable that we failed," said Pang Li, Wuhan's coach, adding that the club will sum up the matches in the first phase and be prepared for the next phase.
Sergio Busquets, Frenkie de Jong, Philippe Coutinho and new arrival Miralem Pjanic battle it out for three spots in midfield with Francisco Trincao likely to wait his turn on the bench.
Selby had smashed Ding 5-1 in the quarterfinal before defeating Murphy 6-3 to reach his 27th career ranking final.
Meanwhile, Real Betis has started the season with two wins from two games and looks a lot tougher under former Real Madrid and Manchester City coach Manuel Pellegrini than under Joan Ferrer 'Rubi' last season.
Non-Japanese athletes should have tests within 72 hours before departure for Japan in their own country or region and will be tested again upon their arrival in Japan, according to the measures released after a joint meeting by Tokyo 2020, the Japanese government and the Tokyo metropolitan government.
Sorloth proved last season what a prolific striker he is, as he scored 33 goals in 49 appearances during his loan spell at Turkish outfit Trabzonspor.
Muto said that they have not reached any conclusion on any of the countermeasures and will "continue the discussion." Enditem
Similarly, the CAF, in a letter signed by its president Ahmad Ahmad, said the continental football body shares in the agony of the GFA.
Yan, 20, faced his fourth-round opponent Aaron Hill after the 18-year-old had stunned six-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan earlier in the draw, but only managed to claim one frame against Yan, who ranks 15th in the world.