"That's all I'm really focusing on", he said about his drive to break his Grand Slam duck.
Nick Kyrgios's new-found calm remained intact despite a night of freakish distractions as the fiery home favourite outplayed Serbia's Viktor Troicki to reach the Australian Open third round without conceding a set on Wednesday.
In the last 32, Nadal will face 28th seed Damir Dzumhur from Bosnia, who defeated Australian John Millman 7-5 3-6 6-4 6-1.
Former victor Jo-Wilfried Tsonga fought to the bitter end to overhaul rising Canadian youngster Denis Shapovalov in a five-set thriller.
"I'm happy to be in the third round".
Asked about his knee injury that troubled the build-up to his tournament, Nadal said: "I don't know, I hope (it will be OK)!"
But Mayer would not go down without a fight.
Nick Kyrgios of Australia plays a forehand in his second round match against Viktor Troicki of Serbia on day three of the 2018 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 17, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. And 38-year-old Ivo Karlovic overcame Yuichi Sugita 7-6 (3), 6-7 (3), 7-5, 4-6, 12-10. Nadal had looked to take the set on the Argentine's serve but some timely hitting from Mayer saved four set points, including three from 0-40 down, to hold for 5-3.
Karlovic wound up with just 10 double faults Wednesday, four fewer than Sugita, who had 16 aces. She clinched a 75-minute third set on her first match point when Fett netted a backhand.
The Australian Open junior champion previous year, who entered the season-opening major ranked No. 521, Kostyuk became the youngest player since Martina Hingis in 1996 to win main draw matches at the season-opening major. The fifth set stayed on serve until Karlovic broke for an 11-10 lead before closing out the win in the next game.
Sixth seed Marin Cilic and French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko are also in action.
American Ryan Harrison pulled off a minor upset when he beat 31st-seeded Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay 6-4, 7-6 (5), 6-4.
The set eventually went to a tie break, where Nadal saw out the match 7-4 with a thunderous serve. Harrison, 25, has matched his best Grand Slam performance, when he reached the third round of the U.S. Open past year.
Elsewhere in second-round matches, 10th-seeded Pablo Carreno Busta was ahead of Gilles Simon 6-2, 3-0 when the Frenchman retired due to a leg injury.
Mayer, for the record, beat Chilean Nicolas Jarry 6-2, 7-6 (7-1), 6-3 to book today's date with Nadal.
Things will get harder for her now, against fellow Ukrainian and No. 4-seeded Elina Svitolina, who had a 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 win over Katerina Siniakova.
Burkhead has missed the last several weeks while dealing with a knee injury, but he could play this Sunday against Jacksonville. Brady did not attend a scheduled AFC championship news conference because he was meeting with the team medical staff.
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He'll now have a chance to resurrect what was once among the best defenses in the National Football League the past few seasons. Schottenheimer was offensive coordinator of the Jets from 2006 until 2011 and for the Rams from 2012 until 2014.
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Embassy in Pretoria said on Friday that the U.S. commitment to Africa's "continued growth and success is unwavering". Republican Senators Tom Cotton of Arkansas and David Perdue of Georgia appeared on political talk shows on Sunday.
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As with her recent appearances, the now two-time mother has sought to recycle pieces from her tried and tested maternity looks. In her speech, she congratulated the centre, stating: "It's been wonderful to meet so many families and young people ".
Skygofree is even capable of activating geofences that trigger audio recording once the infected device enters a certain area. Researches at Kapersky Labs say this malware has been around since 2014 and has been dubbed " SkyGoFree ".
Carter states that Playground has a lot of work ahead of them but they are definitely talented enough to "do a fantastic job". Our very first sign that the Fable franchise would one day return came from Xbox's own Phil Spencer.
In the affidavit, Woodward said he waited for an hour for Bernstein to return to the auto and then tried to reach him on Snapchat. He's now behind bars on suspicion of involvement in Blaze's death, though no formal charges have been made yet.
Thanks to Alien Covenant under-performing at the Box Office previous year , 20th Century Fox has yet to announce anymore movies. To explore areas of the universe that fans haven't gotten to experience, to put a game in that setting, is incredible.
Widespread heavy snow is forecast for the Borders throughout tomorrow, with more likely to follow the day after. Today's snow warning has been raised to amber by the Met Office , with up to 10cm falling at low levels.