"We strictly followed the coach's match plan. This is a victory that belongs to the whole team since we played our football," said Saba. "As a forward, scoring goals is my responsibility."
The Chinese Football Association (CFA) announced on August 26 that the 2020 China League One season will kick off on September 12.
The 2017 world champion's previous best was 94.44m set three years ago, and he was confident that he still had room to improve.
The first half saw tough play from both sides. Veteran Luiz Muriqui was subbed after just 23 minutes because of a thigh injury. Qingdao also made their first substitution a few minutes later.
Atletico's finish to the season even gave hope that they could take advantage of the changed format for the last eight of the Champions League and secure a title that has so far evaded them, but German side RB Leipzig put paid to that optimism at the first hurdle in which Atletico showed many of their usual flaws and few of their virtues.
Over 260 contestants from six Chinese teams participated in six competitions, including the tank biathlon. Enditem
There were also third round wins for Belgian star Elise Mertens, Belarussian veteran Victoria Azarenka and France's Alize Cornet.
Both sides had chances to break the deadlock in the first half but missed them all.
In an earlier match, Shenzhen edged defending champion Zhejiang 3-2, with both teams of similar strength showing their best from the very beginning.
As the match progressed, Joachim Low's men retreated with their narrow lead and kept all their men behind the ball.
He is expected to be available for Porto's 2020-21 Primeira Liga season opener against Braga on September 19. Enditem