Result: Rafael Nadal overcomes Lukas Rosol test to reach third round at Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal comes from a set down to beat Lukas Rosol to reach the third round at Wimbledon.

Rafael Nadal gained revenge over Lukas Rosol by coming from a set down to secure a 4-6 7-6[6] 6-4 6-4 victory at Wimbledon to reach the third round at the All England Club.

Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates winning a point in the second set during his men's singles second round match against Czech Republic's Lukas Rosol on June 26, 2014© Getty Images

Two years ago, Rosol caused a shock by booting the Spaniard out of the Grand Slam in the early stages, and the Czech started strongly on the grass court once again.

The 28-year-old held his serve well and managed to clinch the first break of the match in the ninth game of the first set to put himself on top and take a one-set lead.

Both players were broken in the second set, forcing the contest into a tie-break, which the world number one was able to edge 8-6 to level on sets.

Nadal began to take control in the third as he secured an early break, despite Rosol saving three break points during the game.

That was enough to push Nadal to a 2-1 lead and he continued his dominance in the fourth by breaking his opponent at the first time of asking.

Despite Rosol halting the Spaniard as he was serving for the match, Nadal was able to take his third match-point chance to wrap up proceedings and move into the third round of the Grand Slam.

Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates beating Slovakia's Martin Klizan during their men's singles first round match on day two of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on June 24, 2014
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