Benoit Paire saw his racket handle fall apart in Dubai

Benoit Paire's tennis racket handle snaps in Dubai

Frenchman Benoit Paire saw the funny side after his racket handle snapped during his match against Borna Coric at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.

Paire was attempting to return Coric’s serve when his racket simply disintegrated in the second game of their clash.

It was not the only thing to fall apart as he slumped to defeat in just 63 minutes.

Paire served seven double faults and dropped serve five times as he lost 6-1 6-4 to his Croatian opponent on Wednesday.

Click on the video above to see the bizarre moment…

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