Daily Data Viz: What is hurting Rafael Nadal's game at Wimbledon?

Friday July 3rd, 2015

While Rafael Nadal is a two-time Wimbledon champion and has reached the final five times in his career, he’s also lost to players with triple digit rankings at the All England Club in the last four years. In 2012, he lost in the second round to 100th-ranked Lukas Rosol in five sets. In 2013, he lost in the first round to 135th-ranked Steve Darcis. Last year, he was knocked out of Wimbledon in the fourth round by 144th-ranked Aussie teenager Nick Kyrgios. And this year, the No. 10 seed fell to 102nd-ranked Dustin Brown.

What’s been the difference in his game?  What’s hurt his chances to win?

Check SI.com's Wimbledon 2015 data hub page throughout the whole tournament for the latest data-driven infographics and charts from IBM, the official technology partner for Wimbledon. IBM captures and analyzes the data that powers all of the Grand Slams, as well as the digital platforms that extend the experience to fans around the world.

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