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. Pe...