Tag Archive: Christopher Johnson tennis photography

Djokovic’s “composure” beats Kyrgios at Wimbledon 2022

If people still don’t admire Novak Djokovic, they should read the transcript of the Australian immigration officers interrogating him at the airport in January before Australia detained and deported the defending Australian Open… Continue reading

How Djokovic turns 5-set matches

Like others, Feliciano Lopez was amazed at how Novak Djokovic could win after losing the first two sets to Jannik Sinner. “He believes he only needs one game in the third set to… Continue reading

Tan gives Serena no harmony

—Not many at Wimbledon play like Harmony Tan. You’ll sometimes see puffers playing junkball on the asphalt at nearby Wimbledon Park, but not on the manicured grass at the All England Club against… Continue reading

Djokovic will wear them all down

If Novak Djokovic is the greatest player ever, it’s because he has the greatest skill: the ability to wear down and outlast the opponent. He is 35-10 in 5-set matches, and many of… Continue reading

Medvedev flying high in Shanghai

  Sascha Zverev says Daniil Medvedev is the best player on tour right now. Results confirm that. Medvedev has reached six consecutive finals, including the US Open, and he has won Masters 1000… 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

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

Federer happy in Halle

— Federer has won Halle 9 times already, but going for number ten hasn’t been easy. In 2018, he survived tight matches against Benoit Paire, Matthew Ebden and Dennis Kudla. Federer had been edgy… Continue reading

King of Tears

  — As Rafael Nadal held the trophy in his hand for the 11th time, the crowd kept cheering. They didn’t stop. Rafa was transfixed. The moment hit him. It was something beyond… Continue reading

Simona Halep finally wins 1st slam

— The WTA’s best player the past few years, Simona Halep has long been a great champion, gracious in defeat, even after blowing leads at slams. She finally broke through and won her… Continue reading