Roland Garros museum reels in broken chair

Updated: June 1, 2005, 5:36 PM ET
Associated Press

PARIS – Marat Safin leaves his mark wherever he goes.

The Russian exited the French Open on Monday, but a part of him – or rather a byproduct of his famed temper – will stay behind.

The two-time Grand Slam champion got so angry during his fourth-round loss to Tommy Robredo that he slammed his racket into his changeover chair, leaving a gaping hole in the wooden base.

Safin was fined $1,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct. The sum was deducted from his ...

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