Long before Rafael Nadal was packing up his gear in his second-round Wimbledon loss to Dustin Brown, it was clear that the Spaniard was out of his element once again. Make that out of his proper time. The easy charge is that Nadal is too broken down or old to keep dominating tennis. Show More Summary
Clasping his flowing expanse of hair in disbelief, patting the giant tattoo under his ribcage - the Centre Court found a different kind of hero in the moment of victory.
RIATH AL-SAMARRAI AT WIMBLEDON: On a day when Andy Murray and James Ward reached the third round, Dustin Brown stole the show with a sensational upset win over Rafael Nadal.
COURT REPORT: The Duchess of Cornwall made her admiration for Rafael Nadal clear when she arrived — not that it did much good. She told him, ‘I hope you win’, before his defeat.
Rafael Nadal refused to view his Wimbledon second-round defeat by dreadlocked German Dustin Brown as a signpost pointing towards the end of his career.
Join Sportsmail for live updates of the fourth day at Wimbledon as Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal look to move into the third round at SW19. James Ward beat Jiri Vesely on Court No 2.
Rafael Nadal lost in the second round of Wimbledon to Dustin Brown after his rival Roger Federer showed vintage form in victory.
Something is irking Rafael Nadal. The 14-time Grand Slam winner lost to Dustin Brown, 7-5, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, in the second round at Wimbledon. It's the fourth consecutive year that Nadal bows out early, to a player ranked outside the top...Show More Summary
Is this it for Rafael Nadal?
The first big name in the men's singles draw came crashing down Thursday in second-round play at the 2015 Wimbledon Championships, setting the tone for an inevitably wacky first weekend at the All England Club. Rafael Nadal's shocking defeat to qualifier Dustin Brown on Thursday shocked the world of tennis much more than any No. Show More Summary
Unheralded qualifier Dustin Brown stole the spotlight on Thursday at the 2015 Wimbledon Championships with an upset of Rafael Nadal. The German veteran was the better player throughout, which is the latest troubling sign for his Spanish...Show More Summary
Two-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal’s run at this year’s tournament was cut short Thursday thanks to his unseeded opponent Dustin Brown, who beat the 10th-seeded Spaniard in four sets, 7-5, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, in the second round. “My plan was to come and play good tennis,” said the 102nd-ranked Brown, came into the tournament as a […]
One of the heavy favorites to win Wimbledon will be heading home a lot earlier than expected. Dustin Brown beat Rafael Nadal 7-5, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 in the second round of the tournament on Thursday. As a result, Brown will move on to the...Show More Summary
Here are the highlights from Dustin Brown’s improbable, stunning 75, 36, 64, 64, win over 2-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal today in the second round. The loss was Nadal’s fourth straight to a player ranked 100 or lower.
The Wimbledon nightmares continued for Rafael Nadal on Thursday. The man who has won two titles here and been in five finals, now has lost in early rounds the last three years.
Rafael Nadal suffered another stunning loss at Wimbledon.
Two-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal was ousted from the tournament early for the fourth straight year, as he was outplayed by German qualifier Dustin Brown. Dustin Brown's upset of Rafa Nadal in two photos. #Wimbledon pic.twitter.com/8oK9i3cy7G...Show More Summary
He may have a major or two left, but he’s not catching Federer.
Rafael Nadal suffered more early Wimbledon heartbreak, as he was dumped out in Round 2 by a dazzling Dustin Brown performance on Centre Court. The Jamaican-born German, who is ranked 102nd in the world, played the match of his life to win 7-5, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 on Centre Court. Show More Summary
Rafael Nadal fell to another early exit at Wimbledon on Thursday — this time to 102nd-ranked Dustin Brown. Nadal lost 7-5, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 to the qualifier from Germany, who frustrated the Spaniard throughout with his aggressive serve-and-volley style. It's the fourth year in a row that Nadal leaves the All England Club early. Show More Summary