The 33-year-old striker, who came on after the interval, latched onto a through pass from teammate Wu Xi before sending it into the net in the 65th minute.
Garcia looked untouchable in the first set and for much of the second, blasting 30 winners and breaking Pliskova's serve three times en route to the 6-1, 7-6 (2) victory.
"It's top players, so if you wait for the mistake it's never going to happen," Garcia said. "If you let Pliskova breeze and take your serve, you're never going to make a return, and then it's 6-4, 6-4 and you're done in one hour."
BEIJING, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- The English Premier League announced on Thursday that they have terminated their cooperation with Chinese broadcaster PP Sports.
"Our original partnership was mainly focused on the World Cup in China. We are thrilled that this has now expanded to be a more all-encompassing partnership across all FIBA competitions."
CHENGDU, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Title favorites Qingdao Renzhou faced little challenge at Thursday's Chinese Badminton Super League as they defeated Xiamen Tefang 4-1 to secure their sixth straight victory of the campaign.
His contract with Real Madrid runs to June 2022, but Bale has refused to rule out a move, either this summer or in January.
Bale added that despite apparently not being in Zidane's plans, Madrid had stopped him moving last season.
Meanwhile United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer commented that he was pleased with what the talented playmaker could bring to his team.
Speaking to Sky Sports while on international duty with Wales, Bale was asked about his future at the La Liga champions.
World number one Djokovic struck 51 winners to notch up the win against Edmund, extending his unbeaten run this year to 25 matches.