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Nadal deal with Tomic in three sets 

Nadal deal with Tomic in three sets


World No. 1 Rafael Nadal had no problems in his match with Australian Bernard Tomic and beat him 6-2, 7-5, 6-3, to qualify for second round of the Australian Open.

Tomic was the last Australian left in the tournament, after earlier in the day Samantha Stousar loses fight with Petra Kvitova. Nadal, however, disappointed local fans and got Tomic in three sets, but not showing his best game. The Spaniard had difficulties only in the second set when trailing 0-4 and two breaks, but to mobilize and win 7 of the next eight games to close the set.

Nadal tied the record winning hits and unforced errors - at 32, achieved seven pierced and had good success when my network - 68 percent. On the second round he will meet seeded 15 in the main draw Marin Cilic. Austrian Jurgen Melzer reached the first fourth round of Australian Open after beating Marcos Baghdatis 6-7 (5), 6-2, 6-1, 4-3 and denial.

Cyprian had a problem with the little finger of his right hand that forced him to abandon the fourth set.

"I felt that in my hand a current. There was no way to keep playing.'m Extremely disappointed. I played pretty well and I think I could win this match and move on," said Baghdatis after the match.

With this win, 29-year-old Melzer, who will meet Britain's Andy Murray in the second round for the first time in his career will fall within the top ten world rankings.

"This is a great achievement. But I'm still in the tournament. Murray is a great player, there are many great skills in defense. Two completely different game pAnna will meet our match. He broke me once here, but the rest of our matches were pretty equal. Were close to victory against him a "U.S. Open" when he reached the final. It will be very important if I go play. I will dictate events on the court. If you keep a low level of unforced errors, I manage to squeeze it and realize profitable hit, I think I got a chance to beat him, "said Melzer.

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