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'Shark' Darcis basks in taking bite out of Nadal

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Steve Darcis basked in his nickname of 'Shark' as he sunk his Belgian teeth into Rafael Nadal on Monday, but his reaction to discovering who he was playing at Wimbledon was not so intimidating. 

Belgium's Steve Darcis celebrates beating Spain's Rafael Nadal during their men's first round match on day one of the 2013 Wimbledon Championships tennis tournament at the All England Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on June 24, 2013. Darcis won 7-6, 7-6, 6-4. A

"Shit!," said the world number 135 when asked what his initial thoughts were when he had been drawn to face the 2008 and 2010 champion in the first round.

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