WELCOME to Rafael Nadal's quest for a third-round spot against Federico Delbonis on Rod Laver.

R. Nadal vs F. Delbonis | Australian Open
Men's Singles | Round 2 | 23.01.2020 | Rod Laver Arena
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F. Delbonis
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Updated 23/01/2020 at 12:27 GMT
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NADAL WINS IN STRAIGHT SETS! It wasn't easy, particularly in that second set, but Nadal is through to the Australian Open third round.
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NADAL 6-3 7-6 5-1 DELBONIS. Concern as Nadal fires a return into a ball girl's face, with the Spaniard rushing over to check she's OK. Anyway, it's another break and he's almost there.
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NADAL 6-3 7-6 4-1 DELBONIS. Right, let's wrap this up.
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NADAL 6-3 7-6 3-1 DELBONIS. Told ya.
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NADAL 6-3 7-6 2-1 DELBONIS. Nadal holds. Guaranteed he breaks in the next game.
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NADAL 6-3 7-6 1-1 DELBONIS. Delbonis just won't go away. He's heading for the word 'valiant' in our headline.
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NADAL 6-3 7-6 1-0 DELBONIS. Nadal is taken to deuce. The outcome is inevitable.
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NADAL WINS SECOND SET TIE-BREAK! Delbonis may have escaped in regulation games, but the tie-break is an unforgiving foe. His serve is breached just once but it's enough. Nadal leads by two sets and is surely safe now.
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TIE-BREAK TIME! Nadal bins a sitter into the net on the first point, but it doesn't matter. A tie-break will settle the second set.
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NADAL 6-3 5-6 DELBONIS. Delbonis swats away ANOTHER BREAK POINT - the ninth of this set - to book his ticket for the tie-break. Ominously, for Nadal anyway, the 29-year-old is starting to flourish in the bruising baseline rallies.
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NADAL 6-3 5-5 DELBONIS. The Spaniard is under pressure at 15-30 and then deuce. Still no break points for Delbonis as Nadal wriggles away, but he's firmly in this match now!
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NADAL 6-3 4-5 DELBONIS. Finally, an easy hold for Delbonis. He's one game away from the second set!
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NADAL 6-2 4-4 DELBONIS. Over to you again, Federico.
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NADAL 6-2 3-4 DELBONIS. Three more break points come and go for Nadal. Masterful clutch tennis from Delbonis.
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NADAL 6-3 3-3 DELBONIS. Delicious from Nadal as he jumps, facing away from the net, before somehow planting a drop volley in mid-air. We're level again.
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NADAL 6-3 2-3 DELBONIS. That's now five break points saved in this set alone by Delbonis, who claws his way to another service hold. He's 13/14 for the match. Sadly, he's 0/0 on Nadal's serve.
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NADAL 6-3 2-2 DELBONIS. Slight computer malfunction, so apologies for the silence, but we're back in the game. Still on serve, so you've missed nothing.
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NADAL 6-3 0-1 DELBONIS. Brilliant work from Delbonis, who swats away three break points to hold at the start of the second.
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NADAL WINS FIRST SET! It isn't easy for Nadal, who is forced to deuce, but he eventually takes the set at the fourth time of asking.
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NADAL 5-3 DELBONIS. Delbonis is finding his service games really tough, with Nadal again forcing him to deuce and earning a couple of set points. The Argentine eventually holds, though.