2013 Wimbledon: Meet the giant killers

Every Grand Slam has its share of underdogs who beat the odds and upset their fancied opponents.

The 2013 edition of Wimbledon - the third Slam of the year - is no different as former champions Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova and Rafael Nadal have already been dumped out in the first three days.

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Tennis - 2013 Wimbledon Championships - Day Three - The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club

Portugal's Michelle Larcher De Brito celebrates beating Russia's Maria Sharapova during day three of the Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon.

The Championships - Wimbledon 2013: Day Three

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 26: Laura Robson of Great Britain plays a forehand during the Ladies' Doubles first round match between Francesca Schiavone of Italy and Samantha Stosur of Australia and Lisa Raymond of the United States of America and Laura Robson of Great Britain on day three of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 26, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Tennis - 2013 Wimbledon Championships - Day Three - The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club

Germany's Dustin Brown (right) shakes hands with Australia's Lleyton Hewitt after their match during day three of the Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon.

The Championships - Wimbledon 2013: Day Three

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 26: Karin Knapp of Italy celebrates a point during her Ladies' Singles second round match against Lucie Safarova of Czech Republic on day three of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 26, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images)

Camila Giorgi

GLONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 29: Camila Giorgi of Italy hits a forehand return during her Ladies' singles third round match against Nadia Petrova of Russia on day five of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 29, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)