Rafael Nadal Lost in Straight Sets in the First Round of Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal Lost in Straight Sets in the First Round of Wimbledon

Were you looking forward to watching Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon this year? Er, well, so much for that! Despite the fact that Nadal was a heavy favorite to defeat Steve Darcis—who is currently ranked 135th in the world—in the first round of Wimbledon today, Darcis scored a major upset by knocking Nadal off. And he didn't just beat him. He dominated Nadal in straight sets 7-6, 7-6, 6-4.

It's the first time Nadal has ever lost in the first round of a major. It should be pointed out that Nadal did lose in the second round at Wimbledon last year. But this is obviously still a huge upset. Enjoy taking some time off from tennis, Nadal fans!

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[via The Big Lead]

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