Some goodies from the fist day of shooting at the Citi Open in Washington DC.. Still 'switching modes' over to tennis from soccer, but excited for the week to come. We had some great light this afternoon; I always love when the background goes dark. Hope you like!
Blog-Views From the Sidelines
Photo professional living and working in NYC
Right place, right time, and a dash of luck. Sometimes things work out. Serena gets the win, someone in the front row happened to fire their flash at the exact time my shutter fired and here's the result.
Serena Williams backs up her status as world number one by taking down Ekaterina Makarova 6-1, 6-3 in the Women's Semifinals of the 2014 US Open.
Kei Nishikori battled through an epic five-setter with two tie-breakers to take down third seed Stan Wawrinka in the Quarterfinals of the 2014 US Open. Nishikori will take on the winner of Novak Djokovic v Andy Murray currently in the first set of their match at this exact moment.
Tommy Robredo looked for luck on Louis Armstrong, the same court and round where he beat Roger Federer last year, but no such luck came. Robredo fought hard, but lost to third seed Stan Wawrinka in four sets.
American Sam Querrey stretching for a ball against first-seed Novak Djokovic this past Saturday. Querrey lost in straight sets.
After signing almost every stitch of paper put in front of them, they handed out pre-autographed cards to many of the remaining fans; as always they put on a great show, and even their opponents left smiling.
Italian Sara Errani takes down Mirjana Lucic-Baroni to clinch the first spot in the Women's Quarterfinal at the 2014 US Open. Wozniacki then took down Maria Sharapova in three sets to clinch the other spot in the next round.
Tenth seed Caroline Wozniacki takes down Maria Sharapova 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 in the fourth round of the 2014 US Open.
Serena Williams cruises past Varvara Lepchenko to clinch a spot in the fourth round of the 2014 US Open. Photo: Mike Lawrence/uopen.org.
Novak Djokovic advanced to the fourth round today defeating American Sam Querrey, and prior to that I was able to capture him stretching for a few balls as he beat Frenchman Paul-Henri Mathieu in straight sets. Photos: Mike Lawrence/usopen.org.