Nadal makes light work of Carreno Busta

1-Rafael Nadal d. Pablo Carreno Busta 6-1, 6-2, 6-4

World No.1 Rafael Nadal is officially through to the second week of the Australian Open with a clinical straight-sets elimination of compatriot Pablo Carreno Busta on Rod Laver Arena.

Nadal's progression to the fourth round, after little more than 90 minutes on court, is also the first piece in the puzzle for a potential showdown with Australia's Nick Kyrgios.

The Canberran must first get past Russian 16th seed Karen Khachanov in a compelling third-round blockbuster on Melbourne Arena later on Saturday.

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