And ominously for his future opponents, Nadal revealed after his win that the hot and humid weather conditions in Paris are actually helping his game.
There were tears after Steve Johnson, whose father died earlier this month, came out on top in an eventful clash with a frustrated Borna Coric.
Sixth-seed Dominika Cibulkova was the day's biggest casualty after Tunisian Ons Jabeur beat the Slovak 6-4 6-3.
He also admitted after momentary lapses in concentration in the second and third sets that he would need to improve if he was to win his second successive title.
When Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic advanced to the third round of the French Open on day four, nearly in tandem on the two principal stages, they crushed their opponents with such familiar ease that it seemed a shame only one of them can reach the final.
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American qualifier Bethanie Mattek-Sands halted Petra Kvitova's comeback, defeating the popular Czech 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (7/5) in her first tournament since a horrifying knife attack in December.
- Kuznetsova will meet China's Zhang Shuai in the third round.
Djokovic dropped served four times and required nine set points to claim the second set against a player who had only won 10 games in their previous three encounters. He played the first set like he wanted play and lost 6-1. Nadal hopes to make the fourth round of the French Open for the 12th time in his career.
Home favourite Kristina Mladenovic eased past Italian Sara Errani 6-2 6-3.
Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki thrashed Francoise Abanda 6-0 6-0 to book a third-round spot.
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"I knew it was going to be a battle out there", said Muguruza, who beat Serena Williams in last year's final. If the seedings work out, Nadal could face his toughest test during the semi-final against Novak Djokovic.
Djokovic goes on to face Argentine Diego Schwartzman and Nadal takes on Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia.
There would be few in the Roland Garros crowds who would disagree with that analysis - least of all Dutchman Haase, who appeared shell-shocked at the end. The Austrian hit 42 winners and created 30 break-point chances, six of which he converted against the No. 470-ranked Bolelli.
2016 quarter-finalist Shelby Rogers reached the third round with a 7-6 (6) 6-4 win over Turkey's Cagla Buyukakcay.
The first-round match started Tuesday, but was suspended because of darkness with Olivo leading 5-4 in the fourth set. It's true that I have lost a lot of matches in my career.
"For me, the preparation has been ideal, he has trained well and is physically healthy.Victories are needed, no one assures you of playing well, but you have to be able to know that you can do it".
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When play was called off, Olivo was leading 5-4 with Tsonga's serve to follow.