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What's going on at Wimbledon this year?! Everything is absolutely unpredictable not only in WTA, but in ATP as well! Who could ever imagined that Rafael Nadal could be beaten in a second round by Lukas Rosol?! It is really shocking... Rafael Nadal, Wimbledon 2012 Let's see what else is waiting for us in the course of this and next week... And we are happy to present...

Rosol stuns crowd by beating Nadal at Wimbledon

It was Lukas Rosol and not Rafael Nadal who looked like a two-time Wimbledon champion used to pummeling opponents into submission on tennis' biggest stage. It was Rosol, and not Nadal, who sprinted to and from his chair during changeovers like he had a never-ending supply of energy, pumped his fist and shouted to his entourage in the player's box. And it was the 100th-ranked...

Unknown Rosol Takes Down Nadal in Second Round at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON – Who could have predicted that the Wimbledon Centre Court match of the day was going to be a little known player (ranked No. 100) from the Czech Republic against World No. 2 Rafael Nadal?   Lukas Rosol not only sensationally, but confidently and competently dispatched Nadal 6-7(9), 6-4, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4.   From the start, Rosol was serving big and heavy, actually making...

Nadal Out! The Match of the Day

Calling the Lukas Rosol- Rafael Nadal match the match of the day feels insulting to the magnitude of the upset. The 100th-ranked Czech came into the match today as the ultimate underdog. Being ranked No. 100 in the world, having failed in the first round of qualifying the past five years at Wimbledon, and having to face the two-time champion and multiple-time runner up, Rosol did...

Rafael Nadal stunned by world No. 100 Lukas Rosol in second round of Wimbledon Championships

By Romi Cvitkovic Spanish tennis player and world No. 2 Rafael Nadal has equaled his worse ever defeat at the Wimbledon Championships as he lost to world No. 100, Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic, in the second round of the Wimbledon Championships, 6-7(11), 6-4, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4. From the first game of the match, it was clear that Rosol would not be intimidated by two-time Wimbledon...

The Shakira Effect

If you’re Rafael Nadal, and you just lost in the second round at Wimbledon to some guy that even big tennis fans have never heard of, is it potentially time to do some re-evaluate some parts of your life? Even though he just won the French Open, he’s clearly the second-best player in the world now after Novak Djokovic. Is his illicit relationship with Shakira (clearly outlined...

Nadal out early at Wimbledon: Door open for Federer, Murray?

With Rafael Nadal’s shocking loss Thursday at Wimbledon, the door might just be cracked open for Roger Federer to make one last run, as he seeks a record-tying seventh Wimbledon title. Nadal fell in five sets in Wimbledon’s second round—tying his earliest exit in a Grand Slam tournament in his career—to the No. 100-ranked player in the world, Lukas Rosol, the lowest ranked...

Rafael Nadal suffers worse loss at Wimbledon; WTA address grunting issue — The Friday Five

By Maud Watson Absolute Stunner Day 4 at Wimbledon saw one of the biggest upsets in Grand Slam history, as Czech Lukas Rosol not only became the lowest ranked player to defeat Nadal at a major, but handed the Spaniard his earliest loss in a Slam since 2005. Nadal didn’t play his A game, but it’s safe to say that his opponent was the main reason for that. Rosol served brilliantly...

Rosol loses in straight sets at Wimbledon

Lukas Rosol didn't even come close to pulling off another upset at Wimbledon. Rosol followed up his win over Rafael Nadal with a much less impressive performance on Saturday, losing in straight sets to Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany in the third round. The 100th-ranked Rosol stunned the Centre Court crowd by eliminating Nadal in five sets on Thursday, but came out flat against...

Rafael Nadal's Upset Loss at Wimbledon Clears Way for Novak Djokovic

On July 4, Novak Djokovic will celebrate the one-year anniversary of becoming the World No. 1 tennis player. Djokovic entered The Championships in 2011 as the No. 2 and left as the No. 1, as well as the winner of the tournament. With the win he became the first player to overtake Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal as the world's top tennis player since 2004 and the first other than...

Use of Wimbledon roof has some players bewildered

For The Associated Press The Centre Court roof at Wimbledon closed Friday just as the sky was clearing up, and three matches were then played indoors without any rain falling outside. A day earlier, the roof was shut in dry weather as well, causing a 45-minute suspension after the fourth set of Rafael Nadal's stunning second-round loss to ensure the match could be completed...

Wimbledon Round 2 Recap: Nadal Falls

Well, the seemingly unthinkable has finally happened. One of the “Big 4″ lost in the second round at a Slam. It was Rafael Nadal, World #2, competing against World #100 Lukas Rosol. Rosol has a good serve, big groundstrokes, and not much else. He had never been consitently accurate before in any match he played. And certainly not at the level he showed against Rafa. Rafa played...
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