The curious case of Wimbledon Week 1

Originally Published: June 30, 2012
By Sandra Harwitt | Special to espnW

It's been the wacky world of tennis this week at Wimbledon, where the names expected to breeze through matches have been made to bleed by pesky opponents.

Fortunately, there haven't been too many early-round casualties, but there still were some, as well as some close calls.

The upset that sent shockwaves around the grounds was the five-set, second-round loss of reigning French Open champion Rafael Nadal. An unknown Czech by the name of Lukas Rosol, ranked 100th in the ...

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