Just in case you missed it, and by the lack of ratings for the Australian Open, you probably did, here is one of the best temper tantrums you will ever see. Marcos Baghdatis was just broken in the third set of his match against Stanislas Wawrinka, after dropping the first 2 sets. The 2008 finalist proceeded to smash 4 racquets, the last one still wrapped in plastic.
The pity party for himself worked temporarily, as he rebounded to get the break back, and win the third set. Ultimately, it wasn’t enough, as Baghdatis would lose the 4th set.
For the past 24 hours, some rather amusing videos from Australian Open singles match between Stanislas Wawrinka and Marco Baghdatis have flooded the Internet. However, here is one that you might have not seen. Keep an eye on Stanislas Wawrinka who decides to get a little handsy with a lines lady:
At least he took it out on himself, right? The reaction you see above from Marcos Baghdatis came after he fell behind two sets to Stanislas Wawrinka in the second round of the Australian Open on Tuesday night. In case you had trouble keeping track, that was four racquets he destroyed. From my limited knowledge of tennis, I understand that the racquets these professionals use can...
Marcos Baghdatis is waiting to find out the size of his fine after furiously smashing four rackets during a changeover in his Australian Open loss.
After going down a break in the third set against Stanislas Wawrinka, the 2006 finalist sat in his chair at the changeover and whacked his racket seven times on the court until it was completely mangled.
He then calmly gave it to a...
During the men’s singles match between Stanislas Wawrinka and Marco Baghdatis at the Australian Open, Wawrinka got a little up close and friendly with a lineswoman, and unintentionally copped a feel as he tries maintaining his balance. Judging by the look on the young lady’s face, she doesn’t seem to mind one bit. The ball girl looks a bit ticked off at all the attention...
In a second round men's singles tennis match in the 2012 Australian Open, Marcos Baghdatis fell behind two sets to Stanislas Wawrinka. Unhappy with the way he was playing, Baghdatis took his frustration out on some of his tennis rackets. Four of them, to be exact.
Read more »
Holdout Sports is now a member of the Yardbarker Network. Visit us at holdoutsports.com.
Via Mac Bros. Fantasy Football Forecast
January 18, 2012
Marcos Baghdatis must REALLY hate his tennis rackets. In a fit of fury he destroys four of them in 45 seconds. We tried this once on Wii Tennis, but sadly it didn't work.
Each week The Mac Bros. offer up free fantasy football picks. Find out who to start and who to bench from two fantasy football champs.
Listen Stan, just because you’re seeded 21st in the tournament doesn’t mean you can go around grabbing everyone’s boobs like you’re Big Ern McCracken. This brilliant moment brush with sexual assault apparently happened during Stanislas Wawrinka’s second-round match at the Australian Open. Watch the video:
Wawrinka appeared to be up 5-1 in the third set when that happened...
Serena Williams was impressed. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was surprised. Novak Djokovic just couldn't wait to join the hundreds of thousands of people to have viewed online footage of Marcos Baghdatis' spectacular bout of racket rage.
Baghdatis went out of the Australian Open in a late-night match Wednesday, but he was still the talk of Melbourne Park a day later.
Down two sets...
Stanislas Wawrinka, you dirty dog you.
Every time you take a sip of coffee, think -- gotta check Bob's Blitz. Follow us on Twitter. Subscribe, or Return to Bobs Blitz.com. - Like this post? Google...
Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
Serena Williams was impressed. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was surprised. Novak Djokovic just couldn't wait to join the hundreds of thousands of people to have viewed online footage of Marcos Baghdatis' spectacular bout of racket rage. Baghdatis went out of the Australian Open in a late-night match Wednesday, but he was still the talk of Melbourne Park a day later.
Delivered to your inbox
receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web.
Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!
Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.