There were also second round wins for fourth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece, fifth seed Alexander Zverev of Germany and seventh seed David Goffin of Belgium.
With the win, Suning leapfrogged Luneng into second place on the table with 17 points from nine games, two points adrift of Fabio Cannavaro's Guangzhou Evergrande who have played one match less.
PP Sports, owned by Chinese retail giant Suning Group, had signed a three-year deal with Premier League in 2016. The broadcaster has reportedly withheld a payment of 160 million pounds rights fees which were due to happen in March.
The 28-year-old is now 16th in the overall rankings, 16 seconds behind new leader Yates.
"So you have to make her in trouble. That's what I like and it was a great challenge for me today. I did well in this challenge and I can take the happiness for it, and now I'm after another one."
The announcement was made Thursday at the IFA, Internationale Funkausstellung, the world's leading trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances, in Berlin.
The match ended in a goalless draw, despite Botafogo's 17 shots on goal to Coritiba's seven.
Asked whether he would be willing to return to England in the future, Bale replied, "If those options arise, it is something I'd look at for sure."
Luneng, who lost to Dalian Pro 1-0 in the last round, hit the woodwork twice during the game against Suning. Enditem
Djokovic will face Jan-Lennard Struff for a spot in the round of 16. The German needed one hour and 40 minutes to move past American Michael Mmoh 6-2, 6-2, 7-5.
Larsen is a retired Danish badminton player who won major international singles titles in the 1990s, and ranks among Denmark's badminton greats.