Swiss star makes huge Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray claim

Swiss star makes huge Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray claim

Seventh seed Kevin Anderson took down Nicolas Kicker 7-6 (1), 7-6 (3) and South Korea's Chung Hyeon beat Tomas Berdych 6-4, 6-4.

Rain barred Federer from completing the first match of his title defence at the season's opening ATP Masters 1000 tournament on Saturday.

Djokovic took six months off after Wimbledon past year and returned in January's Australian Open where he lost in the fourth round.

109 kept his focus to hand a 7-6 (3) 4-6 6-1 loss to the Serb.

Speaking to the media after the match, Djokovic said, "It felt like my first match on tour".

Federer, who has a record 20 Grand Slam singles titles, is making his 17th appearance in the California desert and is assured of remaining world No. 1 if he makes it to the semi-finals.

Daniel, speaking on the biggest win of his career, said, "It's kind of hard to describe.I can't believe I beat someone like that on the center court like this; it's insane".

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Roger Federer was not surprised that Novak Djokovic struggled on his return from injury at the Indian Wells Masters, but backed his rival to quickly improve.

Delbonis, who is ranked 67th in the world, is no stranger to upsets in Indian Wells.

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Djokovic scrambled to win the second set, but looked rusty on stadium court, making 62 unforced errors compared to 29 for Daniel.

On the women's side, top-ranked Simona Halep came back to top 19-year-old Caroline Dolehide 1-6, 7-6 (3), 6-2 in just over two hours.

Eighth seed Jack Sock, 18th seed Sam Querrey, 32nd seed Milos Raonic all progressed into the third round. "Now we're in Indian Wells and that's my focus and not what I have achieved in the past". Ninth seed Lucas Pouille was beaten by Indian qualifier Yuki Bhambri.

However, Daniel bounced back as he won the third set comfortably to clinch the match. Fifth seed Karolina Pliskova too needed three sets to reach the fourth round but the French Open titlist Jelena Ostapenko bowed out.

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