No wonder the injury hit Djokovic uttered to reporters afterward: "For me it felt like (the) first match I ever played on the tour".
Daniel was victorious after two hours and 30 minutes, and benefitted from 61 unforced errors from Djokovic, who has won 12 Grand Slam singles titles.
Djokovic, a five-time champion at Indian Wells, now holds a 3-2 win-loss record this year.
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As his form began to dip at the end of 2016, Djokovic admitted that he had been affected by off-court issues that he hasn't elaborated on. He lost to Chung Hyeon in the Australian Open fourth round in January before undergoing the surgery. "So talking about faster, I just think there is more bounce to it, especially if you play someone who has a lot of spin like he has and kicks the ball around a lot". Just didn't feel good at all, nerves were there. That has always been a rock-solid shot for me throughout my career.
"Just some inexplicable, uncharacteristic errors, but that's I guess all part of those particular circumstances that I'm in at the moment".
If anyone knows what it is like to deal with injuries, it's Juan Martin del Potro - the career of the 2009 US Open victor has been ravaged by wrist injuries.
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"When you do come back from injury or when you haven't played in a long time, it just takes extra effort".
Dimitrov won the ATP Finals in November, and three weeks ago lost to Federer in the final of the Rotterdam tournament. "But I recovered very quickly, and I got myself ready".
"(MENAFN - Colombo Gazette) wp-image-124404" src="https://i1.wp.com/colombogazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/100370925_gettyimages-930607042.jpg?resize=293%2C165" alt=" width="293" height="165" data-recalc-dims="1" / Novak Djokovic suffered a shock defeat by world number 109 Taro Daniel of Japan as he was knocked out of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells.
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