Rafael Nadal knocked out of Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic of Serbia blows kisses to the fans as he celebrates winning the Wimbledon title after beating Roger Federer of Switzerland in the final.
Novak Djokovic of Serbia blows kisses to the fans as he celebrates winning the Wimbledon title after beating Roger Federer of Switzerland in the final.
CHAMPION: Novak Djokovic celebrates winning his second Wimbledon crown.
CHAMPION: Novak Djokovic celebrates winning his second Wimbledon crown.
Novak Djokovic of Serbia eats some of the centre court grass after beating Roger Federer of Switzerland in the final.
Novak Djokovic of Serbia eats some of the centre court grass after beating Roger Federer of Switzerland in the final.
Novak Djokovic of Serbia shakes hands with Roger Federer of Switzerland after the men's singles final at Wimbledon.
Novak Djokovic of Serbia shakes hands with Roger Federer of Switzerland after the men's singles final at Wimbledon.
Roger Federer of Switzerland hits a backhand to Novak Djokovic of Serbia during the men's singles final at Wimbledon.
Roger Federer of Switzerland hits a backhand to Novak Djokovic of Serbia during the men's singles final at Wimbledon.
Novak Djokovic of Serbia plays a backhand return to Roger Federer of Switzerland during the men's singles final at Wimbledon.
Novak Djokovic of Serbia plays a backhand return to Roger Federer of Switzerland during the men's singles final at Wimbledon.
Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic poses with the Venus Rosewater Dish trophy after her victory in the Ladies' Singles final against Canada's Eugenie Bouchard.
Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic poses with the Venus Rosewater Dish trophy after her victory in the Ladies' Singles final against Canada's Eugenie Bouchard.
Petra Kvitova plays a forehand return during the Ladies' Singles final.
Petra Kvitova plays a forehand return during the Ladies' Singles final.
Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic celebrates after defeating Eugenie Bouchard of Canada in the women's singles final.
Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic celebrates after defeating Eugenie Bouchard of Canada in the women's singles final.
Eugenie Bouchard with the runner-up trophy after the women's singles final against Petra Kvitova.
Eugenie Bouchard with the runner-up trophy after the women's singles final against Petra Kvitova.
Eugenie Bouchard hits a forehand during the women's singles final.
Eugenie Bouchard hits a forehand during the women's singles final.
Eugenie Bouchard at full stretch during the women's final.
Eugenie Bouchard at full stretch during the women's final.
Making it into the Wimbledon final meant much to Novak Djokovic.
Making it into the Wimbledon final meant much to Novak Djokovic.
Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov shows his athleticism in the Wimbledon semifinals.
Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov shows his athleticism in the Wimbledon semifinals.
Swiss tennis maestro Roger Federer shows his classic grace on court in the Wimbledon semifinals.
Swiss tennis maestro Roger Federer shows his classic grace on court in the Wimbledon semifinals.
Swiss tennis star Roger Federer a crowd favourite at the All England Club where fans joined with him in celebrating his semifinal win.
Swiss tennis star Roger Federer a crowd favourite at the All England Club where fans joined with him in celebrating his semifinal win.
Eugenie Bouchard of Canada during her Wimbledon match against Simona Halep of Romania.
Eugenie Bouchard of Canada during her Wimbledon match against Simona Halep of Romania.
Eugenie Bouchard of Canada hits a return during her women's singles semi-final match against Simona Halep of Romania at Wimbledon.
Eugenie Bouchard of Canada hits a return during her women's singles semi-final match against Simona Halep of Romania at Wimbledon.
Eugenie Bouchard blasted past Simona Halep after a first-set tiebreaker to reach the Wimbledon final.
Eugenie Bouchard blasted past Simona Halep after a first-set tiebreaker to reach the Wimbledon final.
Simona Halep (right) congratulates Eugenie Bouchard after their Wimbledon semifinal.
Simona Halep (right) congratulates Eugenie Bouchard after their Wimbledon semifinal.
Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic reacts after defeating Lucie Safarova at Wimbledon.
Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic reacts after defeating Lucie Safarova at Wimbledon.
Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic plays a forehand return during her win over compatriot Lucie Safarova at Wimbledon.
Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic plays a forehand return during her win over compatriot Lucie Safarova at Wimbledon.
After a first-set tiebreaker, Petra Kvitova took control in the second set, defeating Lucie Safarova in straight sets.
After a first-set tiebreaker, Petra Kvitova took control in the second set, defeating Lucie Safarova in straight sets.
Lucie Safarova stretches for a baseline forehand shot against Petra Kvitova.
Lucie Safarova stretches for a baseline forehand shot against Petra Kvitova.
It just wasn't Andy Murray's day as the Wimbledon defending champ was bundled out of the tournament in straight sets by Grigor Dimitrov.
It just wasn't Andy Murray's day as the Wimbledon defending champ was bundled out of the tournament in straight sets by Grigor Dimitrov.
Grigor Dimitrov reacts after match-point against Andy Murray.
Grigor Dimitrov reacts after match-point against Andy Murray.
Andy Murray sit dejected with a towel over his head after his Wimbledon title defence ended in the quarterfinals.
Andy Murray sit dejected with a towel over his head after his Wimbledon title defence ended in the quarterfinals.
Novak Djokovic wipes away sweat during a change of ends during his quarterfinal against Marin Cilic.
Novak Djokovic wipes away sweat during a change of ends during his quarterfinal against Marin Cilic.
Eugenie Bouchard serves during her quarterfinal victory over Angelique Kerber.
Eugenie Bouchard serves during her quarterfinal victory over Angelique Kerber.
Simona Halep reeled off the last 11 games in her quarterfinal against Sabine Lisicki to surge into the Wimbledon semifinals.
Simona Halep reeled off the last 11 games in her quarterfinal against Sabine Lisicki to surge into the Wimbledon semifinals.
Sabine Lisicki is at full stretch for a forehand stroke against Simona Halep.
Sabine Lisicki is at full stretch for a forehand stroke against Simona Halep.
Simona Halep acknowledges the crowd after her quarterfinal victory over Sabine Lisicki.
Simona Halep acknowledges the crowd after her quarterfinal victory over Sabine Lisicki.
Nick Kyrgios of Australia reacts to winning the third set tie-break during his men's singles match against Rafael Nadal of Spain at Wimbledon.
Nick Kyrgios of Australia reacts to winning the third set tie-break during his men's singles match against Rafael Nadal of Spain at Wimbledon.
Nick Kyrgios of Australia plays a backhand return during his clash with Spain's Rafael Nadal in the fourth round at Wimbledon.
Nick Kyrgios of Australia plays a backhand return during his clash with Spain's Rafael Nadal in the fourth round at Wimbledon.
Australian wildcard Nick Kyrgios reacts during his fourth round singles match with Rafael Nadal.
Australian wildcard Nick Kyrgios reacts during his fourth round singles match with Rafael Nadal.
Nick Kyrgios of Australia celebrates after his shock upset victory over Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon.
Nick Kyrgios of Australia celebrates after his shock upset victory over Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon.
Nick Kyrgios of Australia (left) shakes hands with Rafael Nadal of Spain after defeating him in their men's singles tennis match at Wimbledon.
Nick Kyrgios of Australia (left) shakes hands with Rafael Nadal of Spain after defeating him in their men's singles tennis match at Wimbledon.
Roger Federer stretches for a forehand during his domination of Tommy Robredo.
Roger Federer stretches for a forehand during his domination of Tommy Robredo.
Milos Raonic is fired up after his Canada Day victory over Kei Nishikori.
Milos Raonic is fired up after his Canada Day victory over Kei Nishikori.
Maria Sharapova saved six match points before eventually falling to Angelique Kerber in the fourth round.
Maria Sharapova saved six match points before eventually falling to Angelique Kerber in the fourth round.
Serena Williams is treated by medical staff before a women's double match with sister Venus (left).
Serena Williams is treated by medical staff before a women's double match with sister Venus (left).
Roger Federer needed just 94 minutes to finish off Tommy Robredo to reach the quarterfinals.
Roger Federer needed just 94 minutes to finish off Tommy Robredo to reach the quarterfinals.
Simona Halep became just the second Romanian, after Virginia Ruzici in 1978 and 1981, to reach the quarterfinals at Wimbledon.
Simona Halep became just the second Romanian, after Virginia Ruzici in 1978 and 1981, to reach the quarterfinals at Wimbledon.
Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates winning his fourth round singles match against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France.
Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates winning his fourth round singles match against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France.
Andy Murray of Great Britain shakes hands with Kevin Anderson of South Africa after their fourth round match on day seven at Wimbledon.
Andy Murray of Great Britain shakes hands with Kevin Anderson of South Africa after their fourth round match on day seven at Wimbledon.
Ana Ivanovic of Serbia is dejected after losing her fourth round match against Sabine Lisicki of Germany at Wimbledon.
Ana Ivanovic of Serbia is dejected after losing her fourth round match against Sabine Lisicki of Germany at Wimbledon.
Feliciano Lopez of Spain hits a return to John Isner of the US during their men's singles match at Wimbledon.
Feliciano Lopez of Spain hits a return to John Isner of the US during their men's singles match at Wimbledon.
Sabine Lisicki of Germany reacts after defeating Ana Ivanovic of Serbia at Wimbledon.
Sabine Lisicki of Germany reacts after defeating Ana Ivanovic of Serbia at Wimbledon.
Eugenie Bouchard of Canada hits a forehand return during her fourth round match against Alize Cornet of France.
Eugenie Bouchard of Canada hits a forehand return during her fourth round match against Alize Cornet of France.
Rafa Nadal dropped the first set for the third straight match but rallied to win in four sets.
Rafa Nadal dropped the first set for the third straight match but rallied to win in four sets.
Maria Sharapova plays a forehand volley during her domination of American Alison Riske.
Maria Sharapova plays a forehand volley during her domination of American Alison Riske.
The Wimbledon logo is seen through raindrops at the All England Club.
The Wimbledon logo is seen through raindrops at the All England Club.
Rafa Nadal dries himself off during a changeover in his match against Mikhail Kukushkin.
Rafa Nadal dries himself off during a changeover in his match against Mikhail Kukushkin.
A security guard stands watch as the roof in closed due to rain on Wimbledon's centre court.
A security guard stands watch as the roof in closed due to rain on Wimbledon's centre court.
Spectators shield under umbrellas on the outside courts as rain disrupts play on day six.
Spectators shield under umbrellas on the outside courts as rain disrupts play on day six.
Andy Murray mowed past Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut in straight sets to reach the last 16.
Andy Murray mowed past Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut in straight sets to reach the last 16.
Novak Djokovic grimaces in pain after falling on his left shoulder diving for a shot.
Novak Djokovic grimaces in pain after falling on his left shoulder diving for a shot.
Tennis ball bra-wearing Wimbledon fans watch Andy Murray's match at an outdoor viewing area.
Tennis ball bra-wearing Wimbledon fans watch Andy Murray's match at an outdoor viewing area.
Barbora Zahlavova Strycova, of the Czech Republic, roars after upsetting No 2 seed Li Na in the third round.
Barbora Zahlavova Strycova, of the Czech Republic, roars after upsetting No 2 seed Li Na in the third round.
A Wimbledon line judge in action during a match between Marin Cilic and Tomas Berdych.
A Wimbledon line judge in action during a match between Marin Cilic and Tomas Berdych.
Grigor Dimitrov reacts after match point in his victory over Alexandr Dolgopolov.
Grigor Dimitrov reacts after match point in his victory over Alexandr Dolgopolov.
Wimbledon centre court as seen from the cheap seats.
Wimbledon centre court as seen from the cheap seats.
Rafa Nadal plays a drop shot during his second round match against Czech Lukas Rosol.
Rafa Nadal plays a drop shot during his second round match against Czech Lukas Rosol.
Serena Williams waits for the result of an appeal against Chanelle Scheepers.
Serena Williams waits for the result of an appeal against Chanelle Scheepers.
Ana Ivanovic blows kisses to the crowd after her victory over China's Zheng Jie.
Ana Ivanovic blows kisses to the crowd after her victory over China's Zheng Jie.
Stanislas Wawrinka takes a seat between points against Taiwan's Lu Yen-Hsun.
Stanislas Wawrinka takes a seat between points against Taiwan's Lu Yen-Hsun.
Serena Williams lost just two games in cruising by South Africa's Chanelle Scheepers and into the third round at Wimbledon.
Serena Williams lost just two games in cruising by South Africa's Chanelle Scheepers and into the third round at Wimbledon.
Andy Murray made quick work of Slovenian Blaz Rola in the second round, losing only two games.
Andy Murray made quick work of Slovenian Blaz Rola in the second round, losing only two games.
Petra Kvitova serves during her second round match against Mona Barthel.
Petra Kvitova serves during her second round match against Mona Barthel.
Wimbledon fans peer through a hole in the fence to catch a glimpse of Japan's Misaki Doi and Russia's Ekaterina Makarova.
Wimbledon fans peer through a hole in the fence to catch a glimpse of Japan's Misaki Doi and Russia's Ekaterina Makarova.
Kiwi Steph Jones enjoys some strawberries and cream at the All England Club.
Kiwi Steph Jones enjoys some strawberries and cream at the All England Club.
A tennis umpire checks the height of an outside court at Wimbledon.
A tennis umpire checks the height of an outside court at Wimbledon.
Li Na overcame Austrian Yvonne Meusburger 6-2 6-2 in the second round at Wimbledon.
Li Na overcame Austrian Yvonne Meusburger 6-2 6-2 in the second round at Wimbledon.
Two tennis fans take in the action on day three at Wimbledon.
Two tennis fans take in the action on day three at Wimbledon.
Serena Williams stretches into the splits after she plays a shot during her win over Anna Tatishvili of the US.
Serena Williams stretches into the splits after she plays a shot during her win over Anna Tatishvili of the US.
Rafa Nadal lost the first set but recovered to record his 700th tour win.
Rafa Nadal lost the first set but recovered to record his 700th tour win.
Maria Sharapova acknowledges the crowd after her straight sets victory over British wildcard Samantha Murray.
Maria Sharapova acknowledges the crowd after her straight sets victory over British wildcard Samantha Murray.
Roger Federer showed signs of old as he breezed by Paolo Lorenzi in the first round at Wimbledon.
Roger Federer showed signs of old as he breezed by Paolo Lorenzi in the first round at Wimbledon.
Caroline Wozniacki adjusts her ponytail during her victory over Israel's Shahar Peer.
Caroline Wozniacki adjusts her ponytail during her victory over Israel's Shahar Peer.
Lleyton Hewitt recovered from losing a long tiebreaker in the second set to see off Poland's Michal Przysiezny in four sets.
Lleyton Hewitt recovered from losing a long tiebreaker in the second set to see off Poland's Michal Przysiezny in four sets.
Stanislas Wawrinka stretches for a backhand shot during his first-round straight sets victory over Portugal's Joao Sousa.
Stanislas Wawrinka stretches for a backhand shot during his first-round straight sets victory over Portugal's Joao Sousa.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga slips as he attempts to play a shot in a rain-delayed match against Jurgen Melzer.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga slips as he attempts to play a shot in a rain-delayed match against Jurgen Melzer.
Dominika Cibulkova pumps her fist after overcoming Canada's Aleksandra Wozniak.
Dominika Cibulkova pumps her fist after overcoming Canada's Aleksandra Wozniak.
Fabio Fognini throws his racquet to the turf after losing a point to Alex Kuznetsov.
Fabio Fognini throws his racquet to the turf after losing a point to Alex Kuznetsov.
A tennis fan shelters herself from the rain with a seat cushion on day one.
A tennis fan shelters herself from the rain with a seat cushion on day one.

Australian teenager Nick Kyrgios has pulled off one of the biggest upsets in Wimbledon history, beating world No 1 Rafael Nadal in four sets to reach the quarterfinals.

The 19-year-old, the youngest man in the draw, turned a remarkable Wimbledon main draw debut into a spectacular one, defeating the Spaniard 7-6 (7-5) 5-7 7-6 (7-5) 6-3 in just under three hours on centre court early today.

The world No 144 would face Canadian eighth seed Milos Raonic on Thursday for a place in the semifinals.

YOU CANNOT BE SERIOUS: Rafael Nadal on the way to defeat against Kyrgios.
YOU CANNOT BE SERIOUS: Rafael Nadal on the way to defeat against Kyrgios.

''I was in a bit of a zone out there, it hasn't sunk in yet,'' Kyrgios said.

''I played some extraordinary tennis. I was struggling a little bit on return, but I worked my way into it and I got that break in the fourth set. I served at a really good level all throughout the match so I was really happy.''

Kyrgios became the first teenager to defeat a world No 1 at a grand slam since Nadal did it against Roger Federer at Roland Garros in 2005.

GONE: Rafael Nadal has been knocked out of Wimbledon in the fourth round by 19-year-old Australian Nick Kyrgios.
GONE: Rafael Nadal has been knocked out of Wimbledon in the fourth round by 19-year-old Australian Nick Kyrgios.

Far from overawed in the biggest occasion of his life, a free-swinging Kyrgios lapped it up, going toe-to-toe with the 14-times grand slam champion in an enthralling encounter.

His efforts earned high praise from tennis great John McEnroe who said the 19-year-old Australian could be "the next guy in the men's game".

"I couldn't believe he could keep that up all match," BBC reported McEnroe as saying.

CHANGING FORMULA: Despite upsetting world No 1 Rafael Nadal on his way to the quarterfinals at Wimbledon, young Aussie tennis star Nick Kyrgios is set to split with Kiwi coach Simon Rea.
CHANGING FORMULA: Despite upsetting world No 1 Rafael Nadal on his way to the quarterfinals at Wimbledon, young Aussie tennis star Nick Kyrgios is set to split with Kiwi coach Simon Rea.

"He had this feeling about him that he absolutely believed that he would win.

"He is acting to me like he can win the whole tournament. The last guy I saw like that was Boris Becker, a teenager who just believed he would beat everything that was put in his way."

He served brilliantly - blasting 37 aces - and reeled off a string of massive winners. He also mixed up his game cleverly.

Perhaps most surprisingly, after making a superb start Kyrgios was able to maintain his level through the match.

Any questions over how the Canberra teen would handle the occasion were answered quickly and emphatically as he put on a serving exhibition in the first set.

The Australian lost only four points on serve for the entire set, none behind his first serve, as he smashed down 13 aces.

But his performance was far from one-dimensional, matching it with Nadal in the longer rallies and putting pressure on the  Spaniard's serve.

He earned three break points let in the set, including a set point, but couldn't convert, however, started strongly in the tiebreaker, racing to a 4-0 lead.

Nadal rallied, but Kyrgios held his nerve, serving an ace to take an unlikely one-set lead.

Early in the second set Kyrgios had the crowd in awe with an outrageous, through-the-legs drop shot while down 40-0 on Nadal's serve, accepting the applause with his arms stretched wide.

Serving to force a second set tie break, some careless errors gave Nadal a sniff and the Spaniard converted his second set point to break the Australian's serve for the first time.

The third set was another closely-fought affair, but just as the match looked to be swinging Nadal's way, Kyrgios again showed the nerve that has been a hallmark of his Wimbledon campaign.

He saved one set point before edging a tight tiebreak, needing just one set point to regain control of the match after a stunning cross-court return resulted in Nadal putting a backhand wide.

Nadal had lost the first set in his previous three matches and it seemed inevitable he would rally again in the fourth set.

However, it was Kyrgios who struck first, securing a break to go 3-2 up.

He showed no signs of giving up his lead, and when given the opportunity to serve for the match, he didn't drop a single point.

Kyrgios fittingly sealed the historic win with an ace, raising his arms in joy, looking with disbelief to his support box and  performing a dance.

''I didn't know what to do: I've just turned to everyone that's supported me my whole life. I didn't really know what that dance was.''

He was the first player ranked outside the top 100 to defeat a world No 1 at a grand slam since Andrei Olhovsky defeated Jim Courier at Wimbledon in 1992.

Kyrgios also became the youngest man to reach the last eight at Wimbledon since compatriot Bernard Tomic in 2011 and the first to reach the quarterfinals on debut since Florian Mayer a decade ago.

The loss was more of the same in recent years for Nadal, who owns 14 major singles titles, and has appeared in five finals at the All England Club, but last year lost in the first round to a man ranked 135. In 2012 he lost in the second round to the world No 100.

AAP