Video Of The Week - Polish Player's Racquet Snafu At 2011 Australian Open

By Meera Dolasia on January 24, 2011

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21-year old Agnieska Radwanska was having a good first round match at the 2011 Australian Open against Japan's Kimiko Date-Krumm, when something bizarre happened. Just two points shy of victory, the Polish player returned a shot, but along with the ball, also went the top half of her racquet!

The stunned player stared dumbfounded for a few moments as she tried to figure out what had happened to her racquet. Though she was able to gather her wits and win the match, we are sure neither she, nor the rest of the world, will forget this rather embarrassing moment. Of course, she only has herself to blame, since just two strokes before her racquet mishap, she had bashed it on the ground in frustration - Bet she will never do that again!


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  • swirlycool
    swirlycoolThursday, December 3, 2015 at 4:25 pm
    lol thats funny
    • cheetahluver
      cheetahluverThursday, December 3, 2015 at 3:48 pm
      That is so funny! :))) Remember not to smash your racquet!
      • tennis
        tennisWednesday, December 26, 2012 at 3:41 pm
        Haha, I'm glad that hasn't happened to me yet.
        • tianWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 4:32 pm
          time to get a new racket
          • RAVEN VERNERMonday, November 12, 2012 at 9:54 am
            • harrypercyfan74Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 9:54 am
              LOL!!! i cant believe that happened. wish i saw that live on tv
              • SabotagerThursday, September 20, 2012 at 5:17 pm
                Did she sabotage her own racket?
                • tigerlily1
                  tigerlily1Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 8:31 pm
                  omg her racquet broke?!? must have been embarrassing
                  • laurenFriday, June 29, 2012 at 4:15 pm
                    great i loved it
                    • laurenFriday, June 29, 2012 at 4:14 pm
                      great! awesome i love it

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