Japan's Kei Nishikori, a quarterfinalist in the 2012 Olympic Games, made it to the second round with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Spain's Albert Ramos-Vinolas - but the match wasn't without a small amount of drama.

Japan's Kei Nishikori drops racket mid-point, wins point anyway.

NBD. #tennis https://t.co/cbkEusY1sM

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— NBC Olympics (@NBCOlympics) August 6, 2016

Nishikori lost the handle on his racket as he served the ball to Ramos-Vinolas, but he had time to pick his racket back up and scramble to hit a return. 10 shots later, Nishikori took the point.

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— Kei Nishikori (@keinishikori) August 6, 2016