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Wimbledon: Rafael Nadal knocked out in first round, Steve the giant killer

London, Jun 24: Twelve times Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal was  knocked out of Wimbledon on Monday by Belgian's World number 135 Steve Darcis in the very first round.Darcis won by 7-6 (7/4), 7-6 (10/8),

India TV Sports Desk [ Updated: July 01, 2013 17:57 IST ]
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wimbledon rafael nadal knocked out in first round steve the giant killer

London, Jun 24: Twelve times Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal was  knocked out of Wimbledon on Monday by Belgian's World number 135 Steve Darcis in the very first round.




Darcis won by 7-6 (7/4), 7-6 (10/8), 6-4 and sent the fifth-seed Spanish superstar crashing out of Wimbledon. Nadal faced his first ever loss in the opening round of a major tournament.

In the next round Poland's Lukasz Kubot will play Steve Darcis.

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