Nadal stunning upset at Wimbledon

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In shock upset Rafael Nadal loses to Belgian Steve Darcis 7-6(4) 7-6(8) 6-4 in the first round of Wimbledon.

As the match continued it became apparent in the third set that Rafa’s tender left knee was presenting a problem.

“It is not the day to talk about these kinds of things. I am confident that I will have a good recovery” “In grass it is difficult to adapt yourself, to adapt your game when you don’t have a chance to play before. I didn’t have that chance this year. It’s tougher and I didn’t find my rhythm,” Nadal said.

A nearly speechless Steve Darcis was almost at a loss for words after the match “I don’t know what to say right now. I’m really happy,” the Belgian said.

Steve Darcis plays Lukasz Kubot in the next round.

 

2013 Wimbledon Draw

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