Also on Saturday, Andre Villas-Boas' Marseille, still struggling for a win, was held by Metz 1-1 at home.
Third seed Thiem was competing for the first time as a Grand Slam winner and followed his fourth win in as many head-to-head clashes against Cilic. The 27-year-old improved his record at Roland Garros to 25-6.
In women's singles actions, 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams survived a topsy-turvy opening set to ultimately ease past fellow American Kristie Ahn, 7-6(2), 6-0 to advance. Enditem
Cherono will take on Ethiopians Birhanu Legese, holder of the third-fastest time of 2:02:48 in marathon history and Kinde Atanaw, the race defending champion and current record holder for the Valencian course in a race slated for December 6.
The 48-year-old former Huddersfield manager is said to have lost the locker room. Reports speak of him as a weak communicator and that he had gradually lost his players' trust.
Apart from elite championships, World Athletics also plans to include mass running in its program.
Several Flamengo officials and members of the coaching staff, including manager Domenec Torrent, have also been diagnosed with the virus. Torrent was replaced on the touchline at Allianz Parque by his assistant, Jordi Guerrero.
Sevilla came back from a goal down to get their season underway with a 3-1 win away to Cadiz.
Real Madrid has won without really impressing at the start of the season and Zinedine Zidane will again have selection questions to answer when his side visits Levante. Eden Hazard is out for several weeks, but Vinicus Jr made his case to start with his winning goal at home to Valladolid on Wednesday.
Hamilton had started from pole position and held onto his lead despite the long run to the first braking zone exposing him to attack from Bottas and Red Bull's Max Verstappen.
Much more than their national rival Bayern, it seems that the Black and Yellow's team is full of apprentices trying to avoid slipping into further frustrations.