Moreover, Djokovic was handed just his fifth defeat to a player outside the Top 100 of the ATP Rankings in the past decade.
He surpassed Argentine Federico Delbonis after rain forced the Swiss tennis star a victory to wait until next morning on Sunday to clinch his first win of the tournament.
Daniel broke midway through the third set and never looked back, closing out his first Top 20 win with aplomb.
The contest started on Saturday, although rain halted Federer's march into Round 3 and suspended the match for a day.
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The Indian Bhambri will meet 18th-seeded Sam Querrey in the third round after the big-serving American accounted for Germany's Mischa Zverev 6-4 7-5.
"Very weird, I just completely lost rhythm".
"I just struggled also a little bit with the health the last couple of weeks".
Djokovic who had been out of action for nearly two months after his defeat against Korean Chung at the Australian Open had taken the second half of 2017 off to heal from an elbow injury.
He and 10th seed Djokovic both came into the tournament seeking to become the first six-time victor of the event.
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"It feels insane. I mean, I'm still in shock, " Anisimova said.
Djokovic bounced back in the second, but Daniel took advantage of his opponent's poor form to win the third. He had four aces but served poorly overall making four double faults and winning just 65 percent of his first-serve points. Daniel went toe-to-toe with Djokovic as the match wore on, matching the Serbian's aggression. I just feel comfortable.
"It is still early stages for Novak coming back and the first one after surgery".
Thiem has already won a tour-leading 17 matches this season, but he had to work hard to beat 19-year-old Tsitsipas, who reached the quarter-finals in Dubai last week and is ranked 71st in the world. "He's only going to get better from here", concluded the world number one.
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