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Previously on Outside the Boxscore, we showed you a freak out by tennis star Novak Djokovick where he broke his racket.
Well, he's not only tennis star to break his racket this month, check out American tennis star Andy Roddick freaking out during a Power Horse World Team Cup in a match against Carlos Berlocq.
The smash begins at the :40 second mark:
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Any talk with a great champion on the decline is never going to be fun. And the whole thing tends to seem even more like a wake when a player whose name still resonates around the world is ushered into Interview Room No. 2 as if he is already yesterday's man.
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During Sunday’s match between Carlos Berlocq and Andy Roddick at the Power Horse World Team Cup, Roddick took the Avengers hype a bit too far. Frustrated during his loss of Dusseldorf, losing 6-2, 6-2 to Carlos Berlocq he smashed his racquet mid-match, and there was not much left of it. The Hulk smash occurs 40 seconds into the video.
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