The 28-year-old is now 16th in the overall rankings, 16 seconds behind new leader Yates.
TCL, founded in 1981, is one of the leading consumer electronics companies in China and has expanded its business to over 160 countries and regions worldwide.
Fiorentina loanee Pedro put the visitors ahead in just the second minute by pouncing on an errant pass and sliding home from close range.
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.
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The hosts added their third goal when Daniel Sampaio latched onto Marco Antonio's pass to slot home in stoppage time.
"I was really focused each game and each point. Especially against top players, one point can make the difference. So I had to stay very calm and keep going," the world number 50 added.
The result lifted Flamengo to fifth in the 20-team standings, five points behind leaders Internacional
During his career as a shuttler, he became a gold medalist in men's singles at the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games. He also won two All-England Open Badminton Championships in 1995 and 1996, and the European Badminton Championships in 1992, 1994 and 1996.
American rider Quinn Simmons took silver and bronze went to Damien Howson from Australia. Enditem