Post(s) tagged with "steve darcis"

It’s so tough to withdraw like this. But, yeah, I think after few days I will say, Okay, I beat Nadal, it’s great.

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Steve Darcis

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(Injury) happened versus Rafa [Nadal] in middle of 1st set when I fell down. After the match…I start to feel so much pain I couldn’t sleep.

- Steve Darcis pulls out of Wimbledon with an injury

#: Steve Darcis withdraws from Wimbledon with a right shoulder injury.

nationalpostsports:

THAT JUST HAPPENED. Rafael Nadal is out of Wimbledon. Yes, that Rafael Nadal. The Nadal that won the French Open. YOU KNOW. Anyway, this guy over here, Steve Darcis, who is ranked 135, just made history for knocking out the Spanish tennis star in the first round — something that’s never happened to Nadal in a Grand Slam. (Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

nationalpostsports:

THAT JUST HAPPENED. Rafael Nadal is out of Wimbledon. Yes, that Rafael Nadal. The Nadal that won the French Open. YOU KNOW. Anyway, this guy over here, Steve Darcis, who is ranked 135, just made history for knocking out the Spanish tennis star in the first round — something that’s never happened to Nadal in a Grand Slam. (Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Source: sports.nationalpost.com

I don’t want to talk about my knee. Steve Darcis played a fantastic match. He deserved it. If I talk about my knee, it’s an excuse.

- Rafael Nadal after losing in Wimbledon’s 1st round

Nobody was expecting my win today. OK, Rafa didn’t play his best tennis today, but I knew 1st match on grass is always difficult.

- Steve Darcis after beating Nadal, 1st round Wimbledon

Stats: Steve Darcis, ranked 113, beating Nadal in first round of Wimbledon, is the biggest upset since No. 203 Karlovic beat Hewitt in 2003.

#: Nadal waits for Darcis to walk out the court, stops to give autographs. Graceful in defeat.

Drop your jaws and prepare for the tears! Steve Darcis beat sweetheart Rafael Nadal, 1st round Wimbledon, 7-6(4), 7-6(8), 6-4!

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