TOPSHOT - Spain's Rafael Nadal reacts during their men's singles second round match against Argentina's Leonardo Mayer on day three of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 17, 2018.
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Rafael Nadal had to wait while Caroline Wozniacki saved two match points and worked her way back into the Australian Open in the preceding match on Rod Laver Arena.Nadal, the 2017 runner-up, wasted no time in reaching the third round, dropping only one service game -- while serving for the match -- and making just 10 unforced errors in a 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (4) win over Leonardo Mayer Wednesday.Wozniacki was 5-1 down and facing two match points in third set against No. 119-ranked Jana Fett before deciding she had no choice but to attack.Wozniacki won the next nine points, and 24 of the 31 points played from when she first faced match point. She clinched a 75-minute third set on her first match point when Fett netted a backhand.Ryan Harrison beat No. 31 Pablo Cuevas 6-4, 7-6 (5), 6-4 and Kyle Edmund had a straight-sets win over Denis Istomin -- who beat then defending-champion Novak Djokovic in the second round here last year.
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