Watch Marcos Baghdatis Destroy 1-2-3-4 Racquets [Video]
by Tom Gainey | January 18th, 2012, 4:59 pm
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Marcos Baghdatis’ Australian Open was cut short yesterday by Stanislas Wawrinka who beat the Cypriot in four sets 76, 64, 46, 61 in a second round match. But Baghdatis didn’t go down without fury.

After losing the second set the usually mild-mannered Marcos let his frustrations out by smashing four of his racquets in succession. He even smashed one that was still wrapped in plastic! (A first?)

Channel 7 commentator Todd Woodbridge said it was one of the best racquet breaking displays he’s ever seen and it’s hard to argue with the video.

The tactic, however deplorable, did pay off. Baghdatis’ outburst fueled him to win the third set but the 2006 Australian Open finalist came up just short in the end.


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9 Comments for Watch Marcos Baghdatis Destroy 1-2-3-4 Racquets [Video]

El Flaco Says:

The crowd was cheering him on. Usually the crowd boos when someone smashes their racquet.


Wog boy Says:

Is it true that he has to pay $5000 for each one? That is 20k !


Wog boy Says:

Fine, to pay fine !


Daniel Says:

Hilarious!!! He broke of them with the same demeanor:)


Inextirpable Says:

Like it’s the racquets’ fault. What a loser.


Mr Larvey Says:

My rackets also mess up my backhand every once in a while. However, I have to admit that sometimes I just have to blame the shoes…


Novak Djokovic: I Feel More Confident On Rod Laver Than Any Other Court In The World Says:

[...] to Marcos Baghdatis’s racquet smashing exhibition, Djokovic said he thought Goran Ivanisevic and Marat Safin were the best racquet smashers [...]


Jack Says:

what a spoilt brat who doesn’t realise how priviliged he is. he’s a disgrace to the sport.

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