The Spanish world No.1 will face the victor of the match between Marton Fucsovics and Nick Kyrgios' first-round conqueror Stan Wawrinka.
Nadal was taken to a tiebreak in the second set against Wawrinka but he pinpointed a moment in the first which was crucial to winning the match.
Wawrinka was back to his best having struggled this season following a second knee operation but there was no stopping Nadal, who produced some extraordinary sliced shots and forehand winners to leave the crowd in awe.
Kyrgios and Wawrinka, while enjoying an amicable relationship now, were embroiled in a dicey moment in Canada three years ago when the Aussie alleged that countryman Thanasi Kokkinakis had slept with Wawrinka's girlfriend and WTA Tour player Donna Vekic.
The Greek teen made some crucial errors near the end of the second set that allowed Djokovic, a four-time victor of the tournament, to set up a decider. He broke Kyrgios in the final game of the third set, converting his second match point opportunity when the Australian couldn't handle his return.
Djokovic win in 90 minutes with nine aces; he now stands 36-6 at the event and next plays Canada's Peter Polansky.
In another first-round upset, Robin Haase of the Netherlands downed Japan's Kei Nishikori 7-5, 6-1.
His defeat was the third in three matches for Japanese players after less than two days of play.
Eighth-seeded John Isner beat France's Pierre-Hugues Herbert 7-6 (7-3) 6-2 but Italy's 14th seed Fabio Fognini, coming off a victory at Los Cabos, suffered a 6-3 7-5 (16-14) defeat to Canadian young gun Denis Shapovalov.
Also, Karen Khachanov of Russian Federation beat 12th-seeded Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain 6-4, 7-6 (3); Ilya Ivashka of Belarus topped American Ryan Harrison 7-6 (5), 6-4; and American Frances Tiafoe edged Canada's Milos Raonic 7-6 (4), 4-6, 6-1.
Meanwhile, former world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka, who was playing for first time since retiring in the San Jose quarter-finals, kicked off her WTA Montreal tournament by dismissing Kristina Mladenovic in straight sets.
The decider ended in a 22-game tiebreak, with the former world No 3 taking the set 7-6 (12-10).
"Of course the good results would be good for the confidence but the conditions are completely different - courts, the ball especially". "I took a few weeks off after Wimbledon so I knew I had to come here, play a lot of matches, and also to get used to the hard courts again".
After beating a Top-20 opponent for the first time in his career Tuesday, the Montreal teenager is doing what he can to make his name more memorable.
The pair were facing each other for the first time in eight years.
"Quarter-finals after two good victories, tomorrow is the day to play a little bit better and that's what I'm going to try".
United Kingdom economy warms up a touch, Brexit hurdles ahead
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During his glittering career Ronaldo won the FIFA World Player of the Year award three times, in 1996, 1997, and 2002. The striker retired from the game in 2011 and reportedly owns a house in Ibiza and is a regular visitor to the island.
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At the same time, ancient teeth are seldom preserved, because the cartilage in their make-up doesn't fossilize easily. The teeth are the first of their kind found in Australia and one of only three discoveries in the world.
No one made more in one stretch than Woods, who electrified the gallery with a 31 on the front to start his third round. American Gary Woodland was leading the field with a daunting clubhouse total of -10 but there were birdies to be had.
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Bernd Leno is expected to be preferred in goal to Petr Cech , with Shkodran Mustafi and Sokratis the centre-back pairing. He has returned to training this week but it's unclear as to whether he'll start the match or be among the substitutes.
Butlin's targeted by data hackers
Holiday camp firm Butlin's says up to 34,000 guests at its resorts may have had their personal information stolen by hackers. The firm is now contacting people who may have been affected to inform them and tell them what they should do.
Manchester police say 10 people hospitalized after shooting
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Airline worker crashes stolen plane
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Jordan: 4 security officers killed after storming building
The clash that began late on Saturday was among the deadliest between insurgents and Jordanian security forces in recent years. Security forces had been deployed to protect the town's annual festival, which hosts prominent Arab music acts.
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It's going to be easier and it makes the team go higher. "I relish every challenge, it doesn't matter what, I love to work". I know it's a great cup, it will stay in my mind, but I want to win all the trophies.
Plastic bag ban declaration expected
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