The game and frivolity came as Federer was issued a bye in the first round, leaving him free to play his Disney opponents - complete with disco lighting and music.
The match started fairly brightly, with Donaldson able to seemingly settle into the encounter by matching Nadal and holding his opening two service games.
Obviously injured and in distress, Andy Murray chose not to abandon the match and that fact may have worsened that hip condition.
Federer next faces another potential banana skin in Ukrainian qualifier Alexandr Dolgopolov on Thursday.
Federer defeated Diego Schwartzman 7-6 (4), 6-4, winning the match with his 14th ace on his second match point. "He was confident. He was shaking off misses, no problems". Have been kept busy, as well, which gets me into the right mindset, to be quite honest, because I'm here for a reason, here for a purpose, trying to do well, hopefully winning the tournament. After a long argument with the chair umpire over an overruled line call, Schwartzman runs down a drop volley at 15-15 but fails to give it enough juice to get over the net for what would have been a certain winner.
Trump urged to uphold Iran nuclear deal Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said at the same hearing that the deal is still in the US national security interest. Trump has until Sunday to notify Congress whether Iran remains in compliance with the accord.
It is the second time in two weeks that Bedene has retired mid-match, and the seventh time in his career.
Earlier, sixth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov saved three match points before finally defeating Ryan Harrison 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (6).
'The goal at the beginning of the year wasn't the no. 1 spot, but being healthy.' Speaking furthermore about Nadal's great season, the 19-time Grand Slam champion added: 'It's nice to see him keeping going. "At (my) match point, I just had to make my first serve because I knew he would go for it if not".
"I'm playing mostly, you know, only the big tournaments now, so you need to be really tip-top shape and ready to go, and it's just not so simple", Federer said.
Also, U.S. Open finalist Kevin Anderson lost to Jan-Lennard Struff 7-6 (5), 7-6 (2), while Gilles Simon, Alexander Zverev, Sam Querrey and John Isner all advanced.
The 25-year-old returned to action earlier this season as he came off the bench in a League Cup fixture against Leicester City. Ings told The Times last week that he " still believes in himself " and " still believes he can play in this team".
The tutor has been placed on administrative leave since August 31, but the school says that is due to a dispute with a co-worker. The softball investigation involved allegations that former assistant coach Corey Myers behaved inappropriately with players.
But OSF said in a prepared statement "OSF is open to future discussions with BCBSIL to avoid a disruption to patients". Elizabeth Medical Center to reconsider its decision to withdraw from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of IL .
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The change for Cub Scouts is expected to start next year. "I think time will tell how it's going to affect people", said Scott. Cub Scout packs, which are larger and include a number of dens, will have the option to welcome both genders.
He has now got one, but has also seen Belgium coach Roberto Martinez suggest that he could be used against Cyprus on Tuesday. Manchester United fans can rest easy; star striker Romelu Lukaku has somehow come through the global break unscathed.
Patten Group Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Pfizer by 5.1% in the first quarter. (NYSE: PFE ) rating on Tuesday, September 5. Comparing the number of shares sold short over time is a method analysts often use to get a reading on investor sentiment.
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When the free-to-play PvP companion mode to Fornite launched two weeks ago on September 26, it attracted over a million players . According to Epic Games Fortnite Battle Royale has seen a peak of 525,000 concurrent users.
However, it was kept secret on both sides of the Atlantic over fears her 12-year-old son Jojo may have also died in the blast. She said: "She was crying and wants to get back to Britain but Isis is preventing her because she is now a military wife".
Juan Antonio Pizzi also announced his departure from his role as Chile's manager after last night's disappointment. The National team finished sixth in the South American q qualifiers missing out on a place in Russian Federation .
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About 2.3 million Catalans - or 43 percent of the electorate in the northeastern region - voted in the independence referendum. Addressing parliament later, Mr Rajoy said Spanish democracy was "experiencing one of the most serious moments in its history".
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