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Tennis: Nadal crashes out of Wimbledon in first round

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Twelve-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal crashed to one of the most humiliating defeats in Wimbledon history Monday at the hands of Belgium's world number 135 Steve Darcis.

Journeyman Darcis clinched a shock 7-6 (7/4), 7-6 (10/8), 6-4 win to condemn the fifth-seed Spanish superstar to a first ever loss in the opening round of a major.

Darcis next plays Poland's Lukasz Kubot.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130624/tennis-nadal-crashes-out-wimbledon-first-round