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No 7 Ferrer's streak of reaching 3rd round at 17 majors in row ends with loss at Wimbledon

David Ferrer's streak of reaching at least the third round at 17 consecutive Grand Slam tournaments ended Wednesday at Wimbledon with a 6-7 (5), 6-0, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 loss to 118th-ranked qualifier Andrey Kuznetsov of Russia.

The seventh-seeded Ferrer's loss was his first in the second round at a major since the 2010 Australian Open.

He made the quarterfinals at the last 10 Slams, including being the 2013 French Open runner-up.

In his other 46 career Grand Slam appearances, Ferrer only lost once to a player ranked lower than Kuznetsov — No. 126 Kei Nishikori at the 2008 U.S. Open.

Kuznetsov, the boys' champion at Wimbledon in 2009, got to the third round of a major for the first time. It was also his first victory over a top-10 player.