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Players rationalize racket rampages

Updated: January 19, 2012, 7:19 AM ET
By Ravi Ubha | ESPN.com

MELBOURNE, Australia -- This is supposed to be the Happy Slam. Yet talk of a player strike, arguments with chair umpires and mangled rackets (that's you, Marcos Baghdatis) have altered the mood.

Here are five takeaways from Day 4, when Petra Kvitova struggled to survive and Novak Djokovic dominated again:

1. Racket rampage repercussions

Baghdatis lost to Stanislas Wawrinka on Wednesday night in a surprisingly underwhelming contest, but he sure made an impact. Baghdatis' mauling ...

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