Spanish star Rafael Nadal was delighted to come through his third-round Australian Open clash in straight sets.
Nadal, who is 6/1 with bet365 to win the tournament, defeated qualifier Lukas Lacko 6-2 6-4 6-2 in less than two hours and faces 18th seed Feliciano Lopez in the last 16.
The Spaniard looked back to his formidable best at times in a dominant display and is pleased with the way his campaign is progressing.
“The body is fine, I’m very happy to be in the fourth round,” said the second seed.
“It was a really complete, solid match and I’m very happy about my game. Being in round four without losing a set is fantastic.”