"To be honest I was over the limit today. At the end I gave everything that I had out there, it was an amazing match," the 27-year-old added.
The result has increased the pressure on Athletic Bilbao coach Gaizka Garitano, whose post-match comments that "the Primera Liga is difficult for us" was criticized by the fans.
Shanxi had a 10-3 dash in the midway of the last quarter, bringing the game beyond Hebei's reach.
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"But I take it as a very positive thing. I am playing quite well to win against a player like Stefano today with this score.
The following games are scheduled for Saturday: Borussia Dortmund host Freiburg, Eintracht Frankfurt face Hoffenheim, Cologne entertain Borussia Monchengladbach, Werder Bremen encounter newcomers Arminia Bielefeld, newly-promoted Stuttgart clash with Bayer Leverkusen and RB Leipzig play bottom side Schalke. Enditem
The visitor from Spisska Nova Ves was leading by 13 points at half-time which ultimately proved decisive, but the home team managed to fight the deficit and almost brought the game to a thrilling end despite having only five available players in the second half due to injuries and fouls. Enditem
In other fixtures on Sunday, Fortaleza was held to a goalless draw by Atletico Goianiense, Coritiba drew 0-0 at home to Sao Paulo and Botafogo tied 1-1 at home by Athetico Paranaense. Enditem
It was Flamengo's first victory in Brazil's top flight since they overcame local rival Fluminense 2-1 on September 9.
The 51-year-old coach replaced interim coach Majid Namjoo Motlagh on the Tehran-based team.
Ben Chilwell had a perfect Chelsea debut with the opening goal and an assist for Kurt Zouma in Chelsea's 4-0 win at home over Crystal Palace, which was rounded off by two penalties from Jorginho.
Djokovic grabbed five of his 14 break points to claim the victory in two hours and 23 minutes, while his Russian rival only took advantage of two of his nine opportunities.