Gallery: Best snaps from a fury-filled day eight at the Australian Open

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Pablo Carreno Busta rages at Australian Open

The heat seemed to be finally getting to people at the Australian Open on day eight, with more than one player erupting in fury.

Elina Svitolina danced after beating Madison Keys.
Elina Svitolina signs

And then celebrated with appreciative fans.
Elina Svitolina dances

The first big blow-out of the day came from Alexander Zverev, who took his defeat out on his racket.
Alexander Zverev smashing racket

Serena Williams was given a real test by Simona Halep, and she knew it.
Serena Williams reacts

The evening session proved no less volatile, with Kei Nishikori at the heart of it.

Nishikori won the match, but Pablo Carreno Busta’s rage at the umpire stole the show.
Pablo Carreno Busta rage

But after five hours of tennis, you can forgive tempers getting frayed.
five hour match

Daniil Medvedev, meanwhile, was tired and hurting…
Daniil Medvedev tired

But when Novak Djokovic looks like this, it usually means someone somewhere is feeling it!
Novak Djokovic celebrates


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