The 28-year-old is now 16th in the overall rankings, 16 seconds behind new leader Yates.
In the second minute after kick-off, Rondon scored the opener with his left foot. Rondon extended the lead for Dalian in the 29th minute, as he assisted Marek Hamsik to slot home.
"This is not the way I'd imagined taking the yellow jersey," Yates said, "If I'm honest, no one wants to take the jersey like this."
Garcia looked untouchable in the first set and for much of the second, blasting 30 winners and breaking Pliskova's serve three times en route to a 6-1, 7-6 (2) victory.
Duplantis tried to challenge Sergei Bubka's 26-year-old outdoor record of 6.14 meters, but failed to continue after one unsuccessful attempt at 6.15 meters as darkness set in.
Speaking to Sky Sports while on international duty with Wales, Bale was asked about his future at the La Liga champions.
World number one Djokovic struck 51 winners to notch up the win against Edmund, extending his unbeaten run this year to 25 matches.
Rondon continued to demonstrate his prowess in the second half. In the 48th minute, the Venezuelan striker assisted Swedish winger Sam Larsson to stretch the lead for Dalian.
"COVID-19 brought us lot of challenges, which were highlighted in the copyright negotiations. We are regretful to announce the termination with Premier League despite rounds of negotiations," read a statement.
"Our original partnership was mainly focused on the World Cup in China. We are thrilled that this has now expanded to be a more all-encompassing partnership across all FIBA competitions."
Luneng, who lost to Dalian Pro 1-0 in the last round, hit the woodwork twice during the game against Suning.