Man who beat Nadal pulls out with shoulder injury
Darcis pulled out on Wednesday, hours before he was supposed to face Lukasz Kubot of Poland in the second round.
It was a surprising development, given how well Darcis played while ending two-time Wimbledon champion Nadal's 22-match winning streak in straight sets on Monday.
After that victory, by far the biggest of the 29-year-old Darcis' career, he said: "I need to keep my focus. It would be a shame to beat Nadal, then stop there."
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