Rafael Nadal saw off Rogerio Dutra Silva 6-1 6-2 on Wednesday to reach the last 16 of the Barcelona Open, while Andy Murray advanced after opponent Bernard Tomic withdrew.
Playing on the newly renamed Rafa Nadal court, the Spaniard made light work of his opponent.
Nadal broke Dutra Silva’s first serve, taking advantage of a double fault and flexing his muscles in the first set.
He lost his serve at the start of the second but quickly came back for the win.
With the win the Spaniard set up a tie against South African Kevin Anderson on Thursday.