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Australian Open 2019 Live Updates: Rafael Nadal vs James Duckworth - Match Highlights

The match has begun! Nadal sails through to the second round in straight sets!
Updated: 14 January 2019 09:34 IST - Published: 13 January 2019 22:13 IST
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Final score: 6-4, 6-3, 7-5 
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Welcome back, Rafael Nadal! The Spaniard wins the match in straight sets. 
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Duckworth had put up a very admirable fight against Nadal but the Spaniard prevails!
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Nadal sails through the first round after a few minor hiccups in the match and goes on to the second round in straight sets!
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Nadal finishes off in the ever so classy way!
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AND NADAL HAS MATCH POINT!
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Nadal gets off to a 30-0 lead on the Duckworth serve!
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Duckworth will serve again to stay in this match! 
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Nadal holds on to his serve and it's 6-5 with him in the lead. 
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It's 30 ALL on the Nadal serve! 
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Nadal looks a bit shaken and is being forced to go the length in the final moments of the match!
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Nadal is back on serve! 
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It's 5 ALL now!
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Duckworth doesn't let Nadal get the better of him and stays put on his precious serve. 
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NADAL TAKES IT TO A DEUCE! 
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It's 30 ALL on the Duckworth serve! 
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Can Nadal break Duckworth in this game now? 
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THE AUSSIE BREAKS NADAL AT A CRUCIAL MOMENT AND GETS BACK INTO THE MATCH! WHAT A THRILLER!
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WHAT A TURN OF EVENTS. DUCKWORTH BREAKS NADAL!
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Duckworth makes Nadal go the length as he leads 30-0!
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Duckworth gets the first point of the serve 
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The scoreboard reads 5-3 with Nadal serving for the match.
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It's Nadal who will serve for the match now!
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Nadal puts the pressure on the Aussie!
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The Aussie leads 30-0 on his own serve! 
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The Spaniard looks very comfortable as Duckworth serves to stay in this match!!
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And Nadal retains serve and leads the way 5-2 in the 3rd set!
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Nadal scoops in a ADVANTAGE
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It's deuce on the Nadal serve!
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The Spaniard is serving now. He leads 30-0 on his own serve as Duckworth struggles to find his way back in the game. 
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Nadal leads 4-2 in the 3rd set of the match. 
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AND WITH THAT NADAL BREAKS DUCKWORTH!
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On the Duckworth serve, it's Nadal on the lead with a 15-0.
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Nadal holds serve and it's 3-2 lead. 
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A backhand winner from Duckworth and it's 40-30, in the 5th game of the 3rd set. 
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Duckworth whips clean forehands and it's 30-15 with Nadal in lead. 
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It's the Spaniard serving now. 
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Both players hold serve and it's 2 ALL. 
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Duckworth, after a tee-change looks refreshed. Duckworth leads 40-30 on his serve. 
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On the Duckworth serve, it's 15-0 with Nadal leading. 
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Nadal maintains a comfortable 2-1 lead. 
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It's 1 GAME ALL, in the 3rd set! Both players match each other to LOVE! 
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Into the 3rd set, it's Nadal on serve. He leads 40-0! 
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Here's the match so far!
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Duckworth's return finds the net and it's 2 SETS to LOVE to Nadal! 
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A top-class forehand from Nadal and it's SET POINT for the World Number 2!
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Nadal edges closer to a second set point with a 30-15 lead on the Aussie's serve. 
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Duckworth double-faults in the 9th game.