Colombia will face Venezuela in Barranquilla on Friday and Chile in Santiago four days later.
The 2018 champion lost to Anisimova in the quarterfinals in Paris last year, but this time the Romanian needed only 54 minutes to complete a convincing victory.
"It has been a great season for me and it is my hope that all will be well next year as I focus on the Tokyo Olympics," said Cheruiyot after his victory.
"They're the best team in the league, and proved it today," said Shandong coach Luka Sjekloca.
Inner Mongolia outscored Hebei 34-14 in the third quarter, allowing their opponents no space for a turnaround. Li Yueru added nine points down the stretch. Inner Mongolia had its biggest lead of 46 points heading into the final minute of the match.
Elsewhere, Eintracht Frankfurt came from behind to beat Hoffenheim 2-1. Borussia Monchengladbach wrapped its first victory of the campaign after easing 3-1 past rival Cologne. Wasteful Bayer Leverkusen shared the spoils with newly-promoted Stuttgart following a 1-1 draw and Leonardo Bittencourt's sole goal of the match helped Werder Bremen to edge newcomer Armenia Bielefeld. Enditem
It would take a Herculean effort for Neymar to usurp Pele's tally during the qualifying tournament. However, such a prolific scoring run is not beyond the 28 year-old, who has netted three hat-tricks and eight braces for his country since making his international debut in 2010.
TEHRAN, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- Iran's Persepolis booked a place in the 2020 AFC Champions League final after beating Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia in a penalty shootout on Saturday.
Trencin entered the new season with a triumph thanks to a strong second period, scoring four goals and breaking its opponent Detva in the process.
"I got a bit emotional last two points of my match. I really started to think still about the match because in tennis we really never know when it's the end. But my memories, happy memories, when I made my comeback here in 2017, when I step on the Philippe Chatrier, I couldn't really imagine me to be in the quarterfinal of this slam. Everything just came back to me," said Kvitova, who was attacked by a break-in knife-wielding robber at her home in the Czech Republic during the off-season of 2016, leaving her dominant left hand seriously injured. It was at Roland Garros that the two-time Grand Slam champion made her comeback.
Bratislava's budget is significantly smaller this season and the team from Slovakia's capital city got considerably younger with only three players older than 25 years and features only three foreign names.