Photos: 2012 US Open – Day 3.

“Janko Tipsarevic (SRB)[8] celebrates after defeating Guillaume Rufin (FRA) in five sets in the first round of the US Open Wednesday, August 29, 2012.”

“Janko Tipsarevic (SRB)[8] serves to Guillaume Rufin (FRA) in the first round of the US Open Wednesday, August 29, 2012.”

“Steve Johnson (USA) celebrates after defeating Rajeev Ram (USA) at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center Wednesday, August 29, 2012.”

“Gilles Muller (Lux) throws his racquet in celebration after defeating Mikhail Youzhny (RUS)[28] in five sets in the first round of the US Open Wednesday, August 29, 2012.”

“Samantha Stosur (AUS)[7] plays against Edina Gallovits-Hall (ROU) on day 2 of the US Open Wednesday, August 29, 2012.”

“Kim Clijsters (BEL)[23] gives her final press conference before retiring from professional tennis Wednesday, August 29, 2012.”

Here is a selection of images from Day 3 of the 2012 US Open. Things are starting to heat up, and emotions were running high on many of the courts yesterday. I caught the tail end of a few very intense matches, including a couple five set battles. 

It was nice to get some good expression out of the players. Screams, fist pumps, and racquet throws serve as a nice break from the normal forehand, backhand, and serve photos.

Here is a link to the photo galleries from the day.

Now, on to Day 4!

Photos: 2012 US Open – Day 2.

“Juan Monaco (ARG)[10] plays Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (ESP) on Grandstand at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center Tuesday, August 28, 2012.”

“Juan Monaco (ARG)[10] reacts after losing a challenge during his match against Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (ESP) on Grandstand at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center Tuesday, August 28, 2012.”

“Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (ESP) celebrates after defeating Juan Monaco (ARG)[10] on Grandstand at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center Tuesday, August 28, 2012.”

“Sloane Stephens (USA) celebrates after defeating Francesca Schiavone (ITA)[22] in Louis Armstrong Stadium at the BIllie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, New York Tuesday, August 28, 2012.”

“Steve Johnson (USA) and Jack Sock (USA) play their first round doubles match at the BIllie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, New York Tuesday, August 28, 2012.”

“Andrea Hlavackova (CZE) serves during her first round match at the BIllie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, New York Tuesday, August 28, 2012.”

“Signs for the outer courts at the BIllie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, New York are shown Tuesday, August 28, 2012.”

Here are a few favorites from Day 2 at the US Open. I had a pretty busy day, but got to shoot some really exciting matches, including a five set battle between Juan Monaco and Guillermo Garcia-Lopez on Grandstand and a solid victory by American Sloane Stephens on Louis Armstrong.

Click here to check out the photo galleries from Day 2, which include lots of my shots as well as those of our photo team!

US Open Photography: Saturday, August 27, 2011

"Melanie Oudin (USA) practices during the qualifying rounds at the US Open Saturday, August 27, 2011."

"Juan Monaco (ARG) returns a shot from Andreas Seppi (ITA) in a men's singles first round match at the 2011 US Open Saturday, August 27, 2011."

Here are two that I liked from play last Saturday. I’d venture that Melanie Oudin has the best tennis face for photographs out of all the players on tour. 

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