Nadal stunned at Wimbledon in 1st round by Darcis

Updated: June 24, 2013, 6:47 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Just like that, in a span of 15 days, Rafael Nadal went from French Open champion for a record eighth time to first-round Grand Slam loser for the only time in his career.

Limping occasionally and slower than usual, but unwilling afterward to blame an old left knee injury, the two-time Wimbledon winner exited 7-6 (4), 7-6 (8), 6-4 Monday against 135th-ranked Steve Darcis of Belgium -- one of the most stunning results ever at the All England Club.

"Nobody remembers the losses. ...

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