There may have been method to Baghdatis' madness after all. John Donegan/AP/Press Association Images

Here's a possible explanation as to why Baghdatis lost the rag the other day

The player has been heavily criticised after losing his cool in a recent Australian Open match.

MARCOS BAGHDATIS LOST his mind and broke four tennis racquets in 60 seconds at the Australian Open two nights ago.

But it’s possible that the outburst wasn’t just raw emotion, Jeff Bercovici at Forbes brilliantly points out.

Apparently, Baghdatis just got dropped by his racquet sponsor Tecnifibre a few weeks ago.

A Tecnifibre spokesperson told Forbes that the relationship between the two parties had “weakened” and the company was not “100% sure he could represent Tecnifibre state of mind.”

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