"I think it's a good step", said the 26-year-old Dimitrov. "A performance like today, I'm seeing progress".
"I was telling (Isner) him, that pass that you did, man, on the forehand side I was thinking of diving at this one".
"I was just doing it for a gag", Kyrgios said.
The match between Dimitrov and Kyrgios, 22, will be their second face-off as professionals, after the first one was won by the Bulgarian at the Indian Wells Masters in 2015.
"He was a nightmare to play, especially because I'm a tall guy and he's not the tallest guy", he said. I'm missing all the match.
Unseeded Kyrgios broke Nadal's serve in the opening game of the match and broke again en route to taking the first set in just 25 minutes.
With so much promise, Kyrgios hasn't always lived up to it in 2017 after controversially retiring from a number of matches and he himself admitted it hasn't been smooth sailing. And I feel good.
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Court conditions more suitable for Olympic swim star Michael Phelps than tennis stars had U.S. 14th seed John Isner, who beat teen Frances Tiafoe 7-6 (7/4), 7-5, happy he snuck in a win between storms.
In the women's competition, Pliskova, fighting to hold off Romania's Simona Halep atop the rankings, first ousted Italian qualifier Camila Giorgi 6-3, 4-6, 6-0 in another weather-delayed match.
Notably, Kyrgios had defeated Djokovic twice earlier this year (Acapulco and Miami) and also reached the semi-final of Miami Masters, beating David Goffin and Alexander Zverev enroute.
"No chance for me to dive" Dimitrov said laughing.
"I recover well, so definitely I will be ready", she added.
Bopanna and his Croatian partner Ivan Dodig lost 6-1, 5-7, [10-7] to second seeds Lukasz Kubot of Poland and Marcelo Melo.
The match between two of them will start around 23.00, reported bTV.
On the other hand, experienced campaigner Ferrer has successfully managed to put behind the heartbreaking three-setter defeat to Roger Federer in the Rogers Cup pre quarter-final outing.