In pics: Nadal ousted on Day 1 at Wimbledon

Sports | | June 25, 2013, 9:09 am
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For the second time in two years, Rafael Nadal suffered one of the biggest upsets in Wimbledon history when 135th-ranked Belgian Steve Darcis knocked out the former world No. 1 in straight sets, 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (10-8), 6-4. (Getty Images)

For the second time in two years, Rafael Nadal suffered one of the biggest upsets in Wimbledon history when 135th-ranked Belgian Steve Darcis knocked out the former world No. 1 in straight sets, 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (10-8), 6-4. (Getty Images)

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Reigning champion and seven-time overall winner Roger Federer was an easy opening-round winner levelling Romanian veteran Victor Hanescu 6-3, 6-2, 6-0 in a mere 69 minutes. (Getty Images)

Reigning champion and seven-time overall winner Roger Federer was an easy opening-round winner levelling Romanian veteran Victor Hanescu 6-3, 6-2, 6-0 in a mere 69 minutes. (Getty Images)

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Second-seeded British home favourite Andy Murray rolled past German Benjamin Becker 6-4, 6-3, 6-2. (Getty Images)

Second-seeded British home favourite Andy Murray rolled past German Benjamin Becker 6-4, 6-3, 6-2. (Getty Images)

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Maria Sharapova fought through a challenging first-round match against the former No. 1 junior player Kristina Mladenovic  7-6 (5), 6-3. (Getty Images)

Maria Sharapova fought through a challenging first-round match against the former No. 1 junior player Kristina Mladenovic 7-6 (5), 6-3. (Getty Images)

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Lleyton Hewitt turned back the clock with a sublime grasscourt display to beat world No 10 Stan Wawrinka 6-4 7-5 6-3. (Getty Images)

Lleyton Hewitt turned back the clock with a sublime grasscourt display to beat world No 10 Stan Wawrinka 6-4 7-5 6-3. (Getty Images)

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Sixth-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France eased into the second round with a 7-6 (4), 6-4, 6-3 win over David Goffin of Belgium. (Getty Images)

Sixth-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France eased into the second round with a 7-6 (4), 6-4, 6-3 win over David Goffin of Belgium. (Getty Images)

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Fifth seed Sara Errani was out-gunned in the first round by a teenager playing her first senior match on grass - Puerto Rican Monica Puig (in pic) 6-3 6-2. (Getty Images)

Fifth seed Sara Errani was out-gunned in the first round by a teenager playing her first senior match on grass - Puerto Rican Monica Puig (in pic) 6-3 6-2. (Getty Images)

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Second-seeded Victoria Azarenka overcame a right knee injury from a scary fall for a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Maria Joao Koehler in her opener. (Getty Images)

Second-seeded Victoria Azarenka overcame a right knee injury from a scary fall for a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Maria Joao Koehler in her opener. (Getty Images)