Originally written on Tennis Panorama  |  Last updated 10/17/14

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 16: Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus celebrates championship point in his men's final against Richard Gasquet of France during day seven of the 2010 Medibank International at Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre on January 16, 2010 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE PARK,  Australia – Marcos Baghdatis was fined 800 dollars for purposely breaking 4 racquets during his match against Stanislas Wawrinka on Wednesday night. Take a look at the video above. Questions regarding racquet breaking became all the rage in t post match news conferences on Thursday. Here a few excerpts: Q.  Marcos Baghdatis smashed four racquets last night in one minute.  When is the last time you smashed a racquet, and have you ever smashed that many? ANA IVANOVIC:  You might be surprised, but I do smash racquets sometimes.  Last time I smashed not as many, but I smashed three racquets.  That was US Open I think ’09.  I lost match after being a match point up.  I was quite upset. It didn’t really make me better, so I decided, What’s the point? Q.  After the events of last night, Baghdatis breaking his racquet, how do you feel about breaking your racquet on court? MARIA SHARAPOVA:  I didn’t know he broke a racquet, but I’m not surprised that he broke a racquet.  Per...
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