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When I am frustrated and stressed I bite my nails or have a glass of wine. But, tennis player Marcos Baghdatis took a different route to blow off some steam during his recent match. Check out this video and be happy you aren’t one of these rackets:
Then, Andy Roddick was quoted comparing himself, and other tennis players, to the band U2. Apparently, Roddick believes that he should be able to decide for himself when to play tennis, just like U2 decides when they want to go on tour. Aside from the illogical logistical nature of his statement, doesn’t Roddick realize that U2 is one of the greatest bands of all-time and he is one of the greatest tennis disappointments? Roddick’s biggest accomplishment is marrying Brooklyn Decker, especially since he hasn’t won a tournament in the last decade or so…
And, to cap it all off, Serena Williams has decided to ask the tournament officials to schedule her matches during the day, unless of course she is in the finals. Williams can’t ...
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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...
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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.
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What is it about the Australian Open and viral racquet smashes? Last year it was Aggie Radwanska’s now famous “boomerang” racquet but this year everybody is getting a repeat performance of Marcos Baghdatis’s now legendary four stick smash during his early round match against Switzerland’s Stanislas Wawrinka. The video has been played during newscasts all [...]
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.
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One of the more entertaining aspects of sports is seeing athletes lose their cool when things don’t go there way. Over the years their have been some classic meltdowns. Now you can add another one ...
Marcos Baghdatis takes his frustration out on four of his tennis rackets at the Australian Open. Baghdatis lost his match to Stanislas Wawrinka — Talk about poor sportsmanship — He really should be taking his anger out on himself, not his helpless rackets. -TO
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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.