However, the 35-year-old Kipchoge was dropped from the leading pack with about three kilometers to go, finishing eighth at last.
"It was a very even match, perhaps more difficult than the result showed," said Djokovic, who is seeking for an 18th Grand Slam title.
Elsewhere, Svit registered its first victory of the new season, winning in Handlova 89-81 on Saturday.
Dong was a lethal weapon on offensive end, scoring 12 points down the stretch as Zhejiang rode on a 14-0 spurt to race ahead 46-27 midway through the second quarter.
The Tokyo Diving World Cup was originally scheduled to be staged from April 21 to 26 but was postponed to June due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With the global situation still severe, the biennial diving tournament has been postponed again to April 18-23 next year.
"We played a little tight at the start. We improved later in the match, and showed our character," said Zhejiang coach Gu Jiaqing.
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"It's because I did a lot of things well. I played more aggressively than the previous days. I went to the net more often, and I hit a lot of winners," added the 12-time French Open champion, who needed only one hour and 35 minutes to see off his opponent.
"We executed the coach's tactics well," she explained.
Wolves also claimed three points thanks to Pedro Neto's 56th minute goal at home against a Fulham side still looking for its first point since returning to the top-flight.