Category Archive: Christopher Johnson photography

Dimitrov keeps dropping off, thanks to first rounders with Stanimal

— In 2017, Grigor Dimitrov won the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati and the ATP finals, and he finished the year at number three in the world.     But he’s dropping fast due… Continue reading

The Solution to the Withdrawal Problem

  Canadian tennis fans were denied a men’s semi-final in Montreal, after Gael Monfils withdrew ahead of his match with Rafa Nadal, and a proper women’s final in Toronto, which Serena Williams quit… Continue reading

Enticing potential matches at Cincy Tennis

  Here are some potential early round matches at the Western and Southern Open near Mason, Ohio: –Djokovic vs Querrey then Isner, Kyrgios. –Kyrgios-Khachanov. –Federer-Wawrinka. –Medvedev-Edmund then Tsitsipas-Struff. –Zverev-FAA. –Monfils-Tiafoe. –Hurkacz-RBA. –Murray-Gasquet then… Continue reading

The Nick Kyrgios we wanted — part II

This is the Nick Kyrgios we have long wanted. Focussed, courageous, respectful and entertaining on almost every point.  He’s playing again with heart and soul to go with his explosive talent and unorthodox… Continue reading

Djokovic finds Federer’s weak spot in Wimbledon final

How did Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer, 7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 13-12 (3) in the Wimbledon 2019 final despite Roger winning 14 more points, hitting 40 more winners and 15 more… Continue reading

Federer, at home in Halle, wins 10th title

—- Roger Federer has now won Halle ten times. It has become his private practice event leading up to Wimbledon, where he was on 8 times. Roger has also won Dubai 8 times,… Continue reading

Injuries hit WTA at French Open

  The WTA has a serious problem with physical and mental health of players. Parents, coaches and federations are understandably enticed to push players hard at young ages because, like world number 39… Continue reading

Nole reigns again in Spain

  Andre Agassi spoke about playing in a “waking dream”. Djokovic is in a dream, and it seems nobody can wake him up. In this dream, he wins on clay in Madrid, and… Continue reading

Djoker goes wild in Cincy

  Novak Djokovic, beating Roger Federer in Cincinnati, became the first player ever to win all nine Masters 1000 titles as well as all four slams. He worked on his serve on center… Continue reading

Kiki Bertens beats Halep to win Cincy

Kiki Bertens came from behind to beat a tired Simona Halep to win the Western and Southern Open near Mason, Ohio. (all images copyright Christopher Johnson Globalite Media all rights reserved)