Jan 18 (OPTA) - Seeds Progress from the Grand Slam, Australian Open Men's Singles matches on Wednesday Seed Name/ Rslt Opponent Score Round 1 Rafael Nadal (ESP) 3rd to play 28-Damir Dzumhur (BIH) 2nd won Leonardo Mayer (ARG) 6-3 6-4 7-6(4) 1st won Victor Estrella Burgos (DOM) 6-1 6-1 6-1 2 Roger Federer (SUI) 2nd to play Jan-Lennard Struff (GER) 1st won Aljaz Bedene (SLO)
Grigor Dimitrov and Caroline Wozniacki needed streaks in order to survive their second rounds
Nadal needs to reach the quarterfinals to hang on to No. 1 ranking.
Rafael Nadal and Caroline Wozniacki advanced to the third round at the Australian Open.
Nadal and Wozniacki were the top seeds in action on Tuesday, and they made it through to the third round. No top 10-seeded singles players fell on the third day of the Australian Open, at least at the time of writing. Men’s top seedShow More Summary
Rafael Nadal made light work of Leonardo Mayer to reach the third round of the Australian Open on Wednesday. The world No 1 progressed with a comfortable 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 victory in Melbourne.
Rafael Nadal wants to see the roofs closed on the main show courts at the Australian Open if temperatures hit forecast highs in the next couple days
Rafael Nadal had to wait while Caroline Wozniacki saved two match points and worked her way back into the Australian Open on the preceding match on Rod Laver Arena.
Top-seeded Rafael Nadal is into the third round after beating Leonardo Mayer 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (4) at the Australian Open
Rafael Nadal and Caroline Wozniacki are the top seeds in action on Day 3 of the Australian Open. The second round of the 2018 Australian Open gets underway on Tuesday, and it will do so without Venus Williams, who lost in her opening match. Show More Summary
In an eventful first round, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have given no reason to think they'll slip
Rafael Nadal looked real good Monday in his Australian Open first round match.
Nadal enters his first major since withdrawing from event in November.
If Rafael Nadal gave the Australian Open a throwback feel last year with his straight-out-of-the-mid-2000s final against Roger Federer, he's completed the effect this year with a return to his sartorial roots _ a sleeveless T-shirt
Rafael Nadal breezed into the second round of the Australian Open with a ruthless 6-1, 6-1, 6-1 victory over Victor Estrella Burgos at the Rod Laver Arena.
Top-seeded Rafael Nadal didn't show any side effects from a right knee injury that sidelined him at the end of last season, beating Victor Estrella Burgos 6-1, 6-1, 6-1 in a first-round match