Video: Australian Open - best racket smashes

Sports Mole brings you a video compilation of the best racket smashes from this year's Australian Open.

Tensions have run high during this year's Australian Open as the battle to win this season's opening Grand Slam has intensified during the past two weeks.

A number of top players have lost their cool and taken out their anger on a series of unfortunate rackets.

Check out a video compilation of the best racket smashes from Melbourne Park featuring Victoria Azarenka, David Ferrer and Serena Williams below.

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