PHOTOS/VIDEO: 2018 US Open R2 Rafael Nadal vs. Vasek Pospisil
2018 US Open R2 Rafael Nadal bt. Vasek Pospisil 6/3 6/4 6/2
Next opponent - Karen Khachanov
"Winning in straight sets is always very positive, especially under these warm conditions. I'm very happy about the victory, happy to be in the third round again. And for sure, to have the chance to play here in the night session of Arthur Ashe Stadium, it’s very difficult to compare the feelings."
"It was important to start very well with a break. But then in the second set I had two games in a row with trouble on my serve," Nadal said. "The first one I saved, the second game I did not, he broke me and I was lucky that I played a good game to break back and then everything changed."
"He’s a great opponent. He’s a great player. Young, strong, I played against him in Toronto three weeks ago. It was a tough one. I'm excited to play that match and I hope it will be a good one. I need to play well to try to be through and that’s what I’m looking for."
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