Jerzy Janowicz admits he 'went nuts' in Australian Open meltdown against Somdev Devvarman

He was unable to compete at the Australian Open last year because with a world ranking of 221, he could not afford the airfare to Melbourne. He has since taken his ranking to number 26 and accumulated career prizemoney of more than US$660,000.

updated: January 16, 2013 14:47 IST
  • Total Shares

Melbourne: Polish giant Jerzy Janowicz admitted he "went nuts" and expected to be fined after an extraordinary meltdown during his marathon Australian Open victory over India's Somdev Devvarman Wednesday.

The 24th seed screamed his discontent at a line call when he led 9-8 in the tiebreaker of his 6-7 (10/12), 3-6, 6-1, 6-0, 7-5 triumph.

The imposing 2.03 metres (6ft 8ins) tall Janowicz repeatedly yelled "How many times" before falling to his knees and continuing his tirade.

Show Full Article