Mick called it the most giant step in his career so far.
The hosts continued on the front foot and went ahead for a third time with nine minutes remaining as Waldschmidt chested the ball down before hammering home from 13 meters.
Xinjiang's Han Xu finished with a team-high 19 points. Liu Tongyi and Wang Lili each had 17.
The Spaniard booked his berth in the final earlier in the afternoon by a straight-set 6-3, 6-3, 7-6(0) win over 12-seeded Diego Schwartzman, taking revenge for his Rome quarterfinal loss to the Argentine.
Suarez's exit after six seasons and 198 goals with the Blaugrana prompted his teammate and close friend Lionel Messi to publicly criticize the club as he bid an emotional farewell on social media.
Marchis was initially shown a red card before having it rescinded following a review by the video assistant referee. Enditem
The Brazil boss also showed satisfaction with the performances of goalscorers Marquinhos, Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino.
He said he did not feel daunted by Brazil's rich history of right-sided defenders, such as Carlos Alberto, Cafu and Dani Alves.
That means Barca have to rely on Gerard Pique, Clement Lenglet and the youngster Ronald Araujo until the next transfer window, with Samuel Umtiti struggling with knee problems and not in the new coach's plans.
At the beginning of this year, the COVID-19 pandemic trapped many people at home, but Liu saw it as an opportunity to promote Tai Chi. She created a set of "Six Minimalist Tai Chi Styles," which simplifies half a dozen complex moves.
Nitra is the new leader of the rankings; its third win out of three came after a solid performance in the first two periods on Detva's ice.