The competition in Lausanne's Place de l'Europe played host to a fascinating duel between Duplantis and two-time world champion Sam Kendricks from the United States, whose best jump was 6.02 meters.
Valter, 22, broke free during the final few kilometers and the peloton was unable to catch him.
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The 33-year-old striker, who came on after the interval, latched onto a through pass from teammate Wu Xi before sending it into the net in the 65th minute.
Bale added that despite apparently not being in Zidane's plans, Madrid had stopped him moving last season.
His contract with Real Madrid runs to June 2022, but Bale has refused to rule out a move, either this summer or in January.
Earlier, sixth seed Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic edged past Ukraine's Kateryna Kozlova 7-6 (3), 6-2, and eighth seed Petra Martic of Croatia beat fellow Ukrainian Kateryna Bondarenko 6-3, 6-4 to also advance into third round. Enditem
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The 28-year-old is now 16th in the overall rankings, 16 seconds behind new leader Yates.
"My team was fantastic during the whole race. Today I felt very good, my legs were really good, until the attack I could ride easily. Also, I was very motivated. Many people supported me along the roads, and I want to thank everyone," Valter said after the race.
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.