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Who is this guy, Steve Darcis? June 26, 2013

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Steve Darcis and Rafael Nadal

Now known as the giant killer who led to Rafael Nadal’s exit in the first round from Wimbledon.

 

Who is he?

  • 29 years old
  • Country-Belgium
  • Highest ATP Ranking- 44
  • Current ATP Ranking- 135
  • 2008- defeated Robin Soderling in an ATP event final
  • 2011- defeated Michael Llodra in 1st rd of French Open
  • 2011- defeated Nikolay Davydenko in 1st rd of French Open
  • 2012- defeated Marcus Baghdatis in Eastbourne International
  • 2012- defeated Thomas Berdych in 1st rd of Olympics.
  • 2010- retired against Rafael Nadal in Exxonmobil open 3rd rd.
  • 2013- defeated Rafael nadal  in Wimbledon 1st rd.

 

(Image courtesy -Guardian,UK)

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Rafael Nadal completes the Career Golden Slam & Career Grand Slam September 16, 2010

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Rafael Nadal US Open

Rafael Nadal US Open

Rafael nadal has won the US open 2010, and thus becoming the 3rd person to complete a Career Golden Slam and the 16th Person to complete the Career Grand Slam.

Career Golden & Grand slam winners

Career Golden & Grand slam winners

What Is a Career Grand Slam and Career Golden Slam?
Ans.: Winning all four Grand Slam tournaments during a career is termed a Career Grand Slam, while winning all four Grand Slam tournaments and the Olympic Gold in Tennis during a career is termed as a Career Golden Slam.