Rafael Nadal has been in the final of six of the past eight majors in which he has played. The two shortcomings: Wimbledon in both 2012 and 2013.
Yes, Nadal followed up last year's shocking second-round loss to unknown Lukas Rosol by losing this year in the first round to another relative unknown, Steve Darcis:
Darcis serving for 1st set on Nadal. If you don't know who Darcis is, join the club. He has a career losing record on tour
-- Greg Couch (@gregcouch) June 24, 2013 Nadal and Darcis, who pulled off Monday's stunner in straight sets, don't exactly compare on the stat sheet. Let's take a look at the tale of the tape.
Current ranking : Nadal 5; Darcis 135.
Year-to-date record (prior to Wimbledon) : Nadal 43-2; Darcis 2-6.
Career won-loss record (prior to Wimbledon) : Nadal 626-124; Darcis 72-80.
Career titles : Nadal 57; Darcis 2.
Grand Slam wins : Nadal 12; Darcis 0.
Career prize money : Nadal $55,740,464; Darcis $1,748,333.
And then there's this dandy of a stat: