Lleyton Hewitt waited three days to start his campaign but does not waste any time, thrashing Albert Costa 6-1 6-2 6-1.
And Hewitt's wife Bec Cartwright looks understandably pleased with her husband's progress.
Fabiola Zuluaga congratulates Kim Clijsters after the Belgian's opening win.
Maria Sharapova suffers along with the rest of the players in the swirling winds.
But the Russian does not let it affect her game as she beats Dally Randriantefy 6-1 6-0.
Mark Philippoussis loses to Karol Kucera as he makes a comeback from yet another injury.
Venus Williams looks in ominous form as she hammers Russian teenager Maria Kirilenko.
Serena Williams makes more unforced errors than usual but still beats Catalina Castano in the night session.
Nadal is relieved to have beaten wild card Scoville Jenkins