Although he had beaten Nadal 12 years ago at Wimbledon, few gave him a chance on Monday against the fourth seed and French Open champion.But Muller has risen up the rankings this year, capturing his first two titles on the tour, in Sydney earlier this year and then on grass at Den Bosch in the lead up to Wimbledon."This is definitely the biggest victory since then, since I came back, especially at that stage of a grand slam, playing one of the guys who is dominating the tennis this year again. "Since 2014 when I came back, I'm able to play full seasons without any breaks during the season.I have a lot of confidence in my body now, which I didn't have before. For sure that has been the key for me in the last few years, to be that successful." While viewed as a grasscourt specialist, he can be an awkward opponent with his fondness for old-school serve-and-volley play.You were inches from the bin, why didn't you do it yourself #wimbledon.""Does Nadal not realise there's a bin right next to him which he can put his own rubbish in? Another shared a clip of Nadal passing his litter to the youngster, commenting: "When someone calls me lazy I'm just going to show them this…""Nadal getting the ball boy to put his lid in the bin that's right next to him.. Today, the star brushed off the incident as a "small accident" when asked about the injury.This time last year Gilles Muller was an unheralded 33-year-old journeyman from Luxembourg without a single title on the ATP Tour.
Maybe but after Monday's magnificent heroics, who would bet against the man from Schifflange, population 9,332, producing another upset?Many of those watching his match against Luxembourg's Gilles Muller were left furious when they saw him ask a ball boy to put his litter in the bin despite it being right next to him.