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Rafael Nadal wins despite poor start

Updated: June 26, 2012, 5:19 PM ET
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WIMBLEDON, England -- Rafael Nadal lost the first four games of his first-round match at Wimbledon before turning things around against Thomaz Bellucci, beating the Brazilian 7-6 (0), 6-2, 6-3.

Just like defending women's champion Petra Kvitova in the match before him, Nadal had a shaky start Tuesday on Centre Court. He was two points away from going down 5-0 in the first set, but Bellucci netted an overhead backhand at 30-15 and Nadal went on to break for 4-1 to start the comeback. He ...

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