Baum is giving up his job as the German association's under-20 and under-18 coach. It is said that Naldo will hang up his boots to join Schalke.
"I am really happy about my first round. I was facing another great champion today. The transition to clay and the cold conditions worked out pretty well," said Thiem.
Jiangsu won their sixth straight game and advanced as the pace-setter in group A.
The 62-year-old didn't exclude himself from the solution after leaving RB Leipzig eight weeks ago.
To survive without taking out new loans, the club's new board has refused grants from its former chairman Clemens Tonnies. The millionaire and meat-baron stepped down after two decades as an official following widespread fan protest.
Sevilla came back from a goal down to get their season underway with a 3-1 win away to Cadiz.
Germany's players and staff are allowed to enter Cologne in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia after negative tests without having to undergo quarantine.
Both Suning and Shenzhen showcased aggressiveness at the beginning of the first half, with Teixeira Santos's header parried by Morteza Pouraliganji in the third minute. Shenzhen's Gao Lin shot to strike back three minutes later but failed to score.
Sunday's last game saw Jarod Bowen score twice as West Ham claimed their first points with a 4-0 win at home to a lackluster Wolverhampton Wanderers. Wolves' striker Raul Jimenez scored a 66th minute own goal and Sebastian Haller bagged the fourth in injury time.
During his stint as the CTTA vice president between 1995 and 2014, Yao aided many athletes from other countries and regions to train in China, and helped to develop the sport in China and across the world.
CHENGDU, China, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- It took Shandong just one quarter to seal their opening victory in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league new season by overwhelming Daqing 101-51 here on Thursday.