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Francesca Schiavone of Italy bites a tennis ball (Credit: AP)

Francesca Schiavone of Italy bites a tennis ball after missing a shot against Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic during a fourth round women's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, England. (July 2, 2012)

Tennis players biting things

Tennis players seem to let out their frustrating by biting things; tennis balls, their rackets, towels, nets and trophies, specifically.

Francesca Schiavone of Italy bites a tennis ball
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Francesca Schiavone of Italy bites a tennis ball after missing a shot against Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic during a fourth round women's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, England. (July 2, 2012)

David Ferrer of Spain bites a towel during
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David Ferrer of Spain bites a towel during a first round men's singles match against Dustin Brown of Germany at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, England. (June 26, 2012)

Italy's Sara Errani bites her towel as she
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Italy's Sara Errani bites her towel as she plays Russia's Maria Sharapova during their women's final match in the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris. (June 9, 2012)

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Rafael Nadal of Spain bites the trophy after
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Rafael Nadal of Spain bites the trophy after his victory over David Ferrer of Spain during a Open tennis final match in Barcelona, Spain. (April 29, 2012)

Novak Djokovic of Serbia bites his necklace during
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia bites his necklace during his semifinal against Andy Murray of Britain at the Australian Open tennis championship, in Melbourne, Australia. (Jan. 28, 2012)

Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic bites a
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Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic bites a towel as he plays Rafael Nadal of Spain during their quarterfinal at the Australian Open tennis championship, in Melbourne, Australia. (Jan. 24, 2012)

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France bites his jersey after
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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France bites his jersey after losing a point to Kei Nishikori of Japan at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament in Shanghai, China. (Oct. 12, 2011)

France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga bites his racket after losing
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France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga bites his racket after losing a point to Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic during their singles semifinal match of the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing. (Oct. 8, 2011)

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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France bites the ball during
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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France bites the ball during his match against Mardy Fish during the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. (Sept. 5, 2011)

Francesca Schiavone of Italy bites her hand after
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Francesca Schiavone of Italy bites her hand after missing a return against Peng Shuai of China in her third round match of the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros stadium in Paris. (May 27, 2011)

Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka bites on a ball during
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Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka bites on a ball during his quarterfinal match against compatriot Roger Federer at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia. (Jan. 25, 2011)

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France bites a ball as
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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France bites a ball as he plays Andreas Seppi of Italy during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia. (Jan. 20, 2011)

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France bites the ball after
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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France bites the ball after losing a point to Andy Murray of Great Britain during their men's singles quarterfinals of the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament in Shanghai. (Oct. 15, 2010)

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Spain's Rafael Nadal bites the cup after defeating
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Spain's Rafael Nadal bites the cup after defeating Sweden's Robin Soderling during a men's finals match for the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris. (June 6, 2010)

Australia's Jarmila Groth bites her racket as she
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Australia's Jarmila Groth bites her racket as she plays Japan's Kimiko Date Krumm during their second round match for the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium. (May 27, 2010)

Serbia's Novak Djokovic bites the China Open trophy
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic bites the China Open trophy as he celebrates his win against Croatia's Marin Cilic at the finals of the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing. (Oct. 11, 2009)

Defending champion Ana Ivanovic, from Serbia, bites her
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Defending champion Ana Ivanovic, from Serbia, bites her hair as she trains for the French Open tennistournament at Roland Garros stadum in Paris. (May 22, 2009)

Andy Murray of U.K. bites the ball during
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Andy Murray of U.K. bites the ball during his match against Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina at the Madrid Open Tennis in Madrid. (May 15, 2009)

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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France bites the ball after
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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France bites the ball after missing a point against Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina during the 2008 Tennis Masters Cup in Shanghai, China. (Nov. 11, 2008)

Italy's Potito Starace bites the net as he
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Italy's Potito Starace bites the net as he reacts during his semi final match against Austria's Juergen Melzer at the Austrian Open tennis tournament in Kitzbuehel, Austria. (July 19, 2008)

Thailand's Tamarine Tanasugarn bites her racquet, during her
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Thailand's Tamarine Tanasugarn bites her racquet, during her Women's Singles quarterfinal against Venus Williams of the US., on the Number One Court at Wimbledon. (July 1, 2008)

Spain's David Ferrer, biting his headband, throws the
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Spain's David Ferrer, biting his headband, throws the ball to the public after defeating Australia's Lleyton Hewitt during their third round match of the French Open tennis tournament. (May 31, 2008)

Argentina's Guillermo Canas bites a tennis ball as
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Argentina's Guillermo Canas bites a tennis ball as he plays Australia's Lleyton Hewitt in a Men's Singles match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships. (July 2, 2007)

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Pakistan's Aqeel Khan bites his racquet as fails
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Pakistan's Aqeel Khan bites his racquet as fails to return a shot from Philippine's Cecil Mamiit during the singles match of the Davis Cup Asia-Oceana Zone Group II in Manila. (Feb. 11, 2007)

Sweden's Jonas Bjorkman bites his wristband, during his
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Sweden's Jonas Bjorkman bites his wristband, during his Men's Singles quarterfinal against Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic on the Number One Court at Wimbledon. (July 5, 2006)

Denmark's Kenneth Carlsen bites his fingers as he
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Denmark's Kenneth Carlsen bites his fingers as he plays Britain's Tim Henman in their first round match during the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris. (May 28, 2006)

Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus bites a ball out
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Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus bites a ball out of frustration during his match against Ivan Ljubicic of Croatia at the Australian Open Tennis Tournament in Melbourne, Australia. (Jan. 24, 2006)

Luis Horna of Peru bites a ball during
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Luis Horna of Peru bites a ball during his third match against Paul Henri Mathieu of France at the Australian Open Tennis Tournament in Melbourne, Australia. (Jan. 21, 2006)

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Radek Stepanek,of the Czech Republic, bites a racket
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Radek Stepanek,of the Czech Republic, bites a racket in frustration during his third round loss to Guillermo Canas, of Argentina, 12th seed, at the Australian Open at Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia. (Jan. 22, 2005)

Sweden's Thomas Johansson bites the ball in frustration
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Sweden's Thomas Johansson bites the ball in frustration during his first round match against Australia's Peter Luczak at the season-opening grand slam Australian Open tennis championships at a court in Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia. (Jan. 17, 2005)

Tennis star Andre Agassi bites his racket during
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Tennis star Andre Agassi bites his racket during his doubles exhibition match with Rod Laver against John McEnroe and Tony Roche during the Tennis Hall of Fame Championship weekend. (July 11, 2004)

Mariano Zabaleta, of Argentina, bites his racket after
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Mariano Zabaleta, of Argentina, bites his racket after losing a point to James Blake, of the United States, at the US Open tennis tournament. (Aug. 27, 2003)

Chile's Marcelo Rios bites a tennis ball during
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Chile's Marcelo Rios bites a tennis ball during his match against Jiri Novak, of the Czech Republic, at the US Open tennis tournament in New York. (Aug. 31, 2002)

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Brazil's Gustavo Kuerten bites the racket during the
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Brazil's Gustavo Kuerten bites the racket during the second round match vs. Max Mirnyi of Belarus at theTennis Masters Series tournament in Stuttgart, southern Germany, Hanns Martin Schleyer indoor arena. (Oct. 16, 2001)

Marcelo Rios, of Chile, bites his racket in
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Marcelo Rios, of Chile, bites his racket in reaction to a shot during the Lipton Tennis Championships men's final against American Andre Agassi, of Las Vegas. (March 29, 1998)

Conchita Martinez, of Spain, takes a bite of
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Conchita Martinez, of Spain, takes a bite of the net during her semi-final victory by 4-6, 6-3, 6-3, over Lindsay Davenport, from Newport Beach, CAlif., at the Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia. (Jan. 29, 1998)

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