Rafael Nadal produced a flawless show to ease previous Vasek Pospisil within the U.S. Open second spherical on Wednesday.
The world No. 1 and defending champion wanted lower than two hours to brush previous Pospisil 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
Nadal, who had received his solely earlier match in opposition to Pospisil three years in the past, was in full management all through.
The 17-time grand slam champion will face Russian 27th seed Karen Khachanov within the third spherical.
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Nadal shortly took management in opposition to Pospisil, racing right into a 3-Zero lead and dropping simply three factors on serve within the first set.
Nevertheless, the Canadian examined Nadal within the second set, squandering 4 break factors within the fourth sport earlier than later breaking for 4-2.
However Nadal received 16 of the ultimate 17 factors within the set to take it 6-4, and it ended Pospisil’s problem.
Pospisil regarded exhausted throughout the third set, Nadal making fast work of it to maneuver via.