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Rafael Nadal is upset
in first round at Wimbledon

Los Angeles Times, by Helene Elliott

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Posted By:Rafter, 6/24/2013 4:29:48 PM

Two-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal of Spain became the victim of the first major upset of this year’s tournament, losing on Monday, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (10-8), 6-4 to unseeded Steve Darcis of Belgium on Court No. 1. Nadal, seeded fifth, took a seven-month break [snip] but came back strong to assemble a 22-match winning streak that included a win at the French Open a few weeks ago. That streak was ended Monday by Darcis, who is ranked 135th in the world. Nadal had never been eliminated in the first round of a major tournament.

Comments:
Rafa... Nadal that great on grass at Wimbledon... ?
Door is open wider for Federer et al...

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: beca, 6/24/2013 4:49:35 PM     (No. 9391704)

he can tour london now

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Rafter, 6/24/2013 5:16:01 PM     (No. 9391751)

Now that his tourney is down the tubes...
Rafa prolly won´t spend any time riding the London tubes...

My bet is he heads to Majorca (spelling?) for some more rest...

At least with this story we keep our priorities straight, amidst turmoil, strife
and various intel developments.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bcvegas, 6/24/2013 6:06:04 PM     (No. 9391818)

So nice to not be subjected to his buttpicking for more than one match.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Safari Man, 6/24/2013 9:17:56 PM     (No. 9392070)

I saw the interviews with Darcis after the match and he seemed like a class act. Good luck to him the rest of the way.

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