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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 and took his chances, which was all the more shocking given that he hadn’t won a tour-level match on grass until just a few weeks ago in Queens. He also avoided getting into long rallies as he teed off in attempt to get the short ball or hit the outright winner. Nadal never found his rhythm, and he remained clearly rattled throughout the encounter. He even uncharacteristically tried to reach his chair first on a changeover, and replays showed he may have bumped into Rosol in the process. He then argued with the chair umpire over Rosol’s bouncing around on the return, asking if the chair ump thought it wa...
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