Alexander Zverev has routinely been anointed as the flag-bearer for the next generation, but the German fourth seed once again failed to live up to his reputation and has now missed out on making the last eight of a major for the 14th time in 15 attempts.

As the second week of the opening Grand Slam of the year got underway, the highly-rated German lost the plot against the former world number three Milos Raonic, crashing to a 6-1, 6-1, 7-6 (7/5) loss.

So furious was he with his form, the 21-year-old had a major temper tantrum in the second set, whacking his racquet into the ground eight times to leave it a crumpled mess.

It was just the kind of moment to set tongues wagging on Twitter:

There were other incidents too:

Some though preferred to focus on the tennis: