Originally written on Bush League Chronicle  |  Last updated 10/19/14

Via Bush League Chronicle:

Things got pretty intense at the Australian Open on Wednesday. Just ask No. 24 seed Jerzy Janowicz.

Janowicz had set point at 9-8 in a first-set tiebreak when his opponent, Somdev Devvarman, drilled a shot that may have clipped the line. The line judge called the ball good, and the chair umpire did not overrule. Janowicz, however, adamantly disagreed.

He exhibited his displeasure with the ruling by literally falling to his knees in shock and agony. He just cannot seem to believe the insanity of the call, and it sounds like the crowd is cheering him on in the background. What a temper tantrum.

Although the 22-year-old went on to lose the tiebreak, 12-10, the story does have a happy ending. After losing the second set too, Janowicz roared back to win the match in five sets.

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