Taro Daniel took advantage of Novak Djokovic not being at his best

Roger Federer takes care of business in Indian Wells

"So naturally, it's all a change". It was actually quite interesting. The ball doesn't travel so fast.

Federer served six aces and broke the Krajinovic serve five times.

"Yeah, it's been a long time since I have been interrupted at night and have to come back the next day".

It appears as if Novak Djokovic faces a long and hard road back to his glory days on the tennis tour.

Clearly not 100% healthy, Djokovic talked about getting back on court.

Djokovic was defeated by the enthusiasm of his rival, who did not miss the unique opportunity to win the game during the first time they played against each other.

"I was a little bit exhausted this morning just because the turnaround is always pretty quick", he said. Afterward, Federer spoke of how differently the courts played between Saturday's night session and Sunday's quicker conditions during a hot afternoon. "I think it was a good match".

"Practice sessions are different obviously from official match". So it was definitely nerve-racking kind of, but I was enjoying it so much out there and I was playing my best. It is what it is.

"He hasn't got the biggest serve out there so you get a lot of looks to break and when you have momentum on your side - not only serving but from the baseline, things go very quickly".

The final shot of the match was an errant forehand that was also his 58th unforced error.

Daniel came in as a qualifier. He and 10th seed Djokovic both came into the tournament seeking to become the first six-time victor of the event. "I was too close to still beating the best", he said.

Sela also took the second set by the same score to seal a 6-4 6-4 victory in 91 minutes against world number 24 Edmund, who replaced the injured Andy Murray as British number one earlier this month. "And I was able to stay pretty tough, so I'm pretty proud of that". 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. There's not much to say about Federer that hasn't been said, as the guy has been a machine the last year or so, and he's not slowing down despite turning 37 years old later this summer.

"And even though you don't have pain, you're still thinking about it, because it's been something that I have been feeling and dragging for over two years". The match resumed after rain suspended play 10 March. "That is as head scratching as anything you'll see". And maybe was exhausted in the end a bit because, yeah, the focus you need to have is greater. Playing three matches in a row. So this time he just lost one like this.



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