Williams had to come back from a set and a break down to storm to a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 win against Bulgaria's Tsvetana Pironkova while Azarenka dropped just one game against 16th seed Elise Mertens of Belgium to seal a spot in the semifinals.
Fernandinho equalized after dribbling into the box and beating Hebei goalkeeper Bao Yaxiong, finishing a counterattack in the 29th minute.
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In the other matches of the day, Ruichang enjoyed a quick 5-0 win over Hunan, finishing the first stage with 13 wins and one loss, behind Qingdao on game difference.
Chelsea have been big movers this summer to give Frank Lampard a squad to challenge for the title.
"I'm very happy to help my team win. This was the most memorable game for me this season. I learned a lot from all these games, which can help me in the future when playing in big events," said Lu.
Marcos Alves broke the deadlock for Hebei in the 15th minute through a header after receiving Yin Hongbo's long pass.
Hunan finally sealed the victory with a quick win in the women's doubles as Liu Xuanxuan/Chen Fanghui overwhelmed Lv Rouhao/Ren Linfei 11-5, 11-5, 11-3 in just 19 minutes.
Ren Xiangyu/Huang Yaqiong of Ruichang lost to He Jiting/Wei Yaxin 11-9, 13-11, 7-11, 11-8 in a fierce mixed doubles battle, before their teammates earned the next three points in the women's singles, women's doubles and men's singles respectively.
Azarenka, 31, stormed to win the first set 6-1 in just 26 minutes while the Japanese was uncharacteristically sloppy hitting a whopping 13 unforced errors.