Baghdatis, who makes over $30000 in this Australian Open, gets fined $800 for breaking 4 racquets in a night session match that is being broadcasted live all over the world with millions of people watching, including impressionable young tennis players. . And the rest of us (outside the top 150ATP) get fined $500 for not showing up to a match in a future tournament (85$ prize for a first round 900$ for the winner) or 50$ to just throw a racquet or for hitting a ball againt the backfence. . The ITF has officially embarrassed itself only 3 weeks into 2012.
Marcos Baghdatis started now could be a new nickname ‘The Destroyer Racket’. Currently undergoing a second round of Australian Open matches, four in a row racket victim impingement of the tennis player’s wrath.
Slamming the racket as a form of resentment or anger outlet is very commonly encountered in tennis. Even a famous Roger Federer calmly and politely never lost control of his emotions.
But what do Baghdatis at the Australian Open 2012 can be spelled out of line. When faced Stanislas Wawrinka in the second round, Cypriot tennis player’s racket destroying four in a row.
Baghdatis slams his racket four acts occurred after he suffered defeat in two sets beginning with 6 (3) -7 and 4-6. Sat on the sidelines, he gave another show for the audience with full force when slamming the racquet which he had just made ??up almost shapeless again.
Not satisfied, the 2006 Australian Open runner-up was issued another racket of the bag and slammed to the ground. With two powerful swing, the second racket was immediately suffered severe damage.
Baghdatis action did not stop there. Another racket back he was still wrapped in plastic bag and immediately remove from dihujamkan to the ground. The action was repeated once again, which makes him totally destroying four racquets at a time.
Baghdais outbursts are not in vain because he won the third set with the score 5-7. But he ultimately may have to exit quickly because again losing 1-6 in the third set. Thus quoted from the Guardian