The Spaniard crushed 56th ranked Serb Laslo Djere 6-3, 6-4, 6-1 to succeed in the second spherical.
Rafa Nadal defied his gloomy harm prognosis to crush Laslo Djere 6-3, 6-4, 6-1 and attain the second spherical of the Australian Open on Tuesday.
The Spanish nice was not fairly at his all-action, fist-pumping finest however appeared unimpeded by his again issues as he posted an encouraging win over the 56th ranked Serb within the afternoon sunshine at Rod Laver Enviornment.
After closing out a decent second set, the second seed performed like a person unburdened, racing to the end line in a hail of winners earlier than Djere conceded the match meekly with a double fault.
Nadal will meet the winner of two qualifiers — American Michael Mmoh or Viktor Troicki — for a spot within the third spherical.