Tag Archive: Christopher Johnson tennis photography

Portraits of the King of Clay

  Rafa Nadal doesn’t like playing in dark, damp, muddy conditions. An islander from Mallorca, he’d rather play in the hot sun with wind blowing up dust and spin. But the gloomy light… Continue reading

Shapo on the Roam in Rome

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Serena deserves more time

— When Naomi Francois “Osaka” beat her idol Serena Williams in the first round near their homes in the Miami area, Serena reportedly walked straight into a vehicle and skipped a press conference.… Continue reading

Serbian Sensation — Filip Krajinovic

                            (all images copyright Christopher Johnson Globalite Media all rights reserved)

Rafa rolls at Roland Garros

Here’s how Rafa Nadal trounced Stan Wawrinka to win “La Decima” — his record 10th French Open. –From start to finish, Rafa Nadal forced Wawrinka to defend on wings, giving him few chances… Continue reading

Joyful Jelena wins French Open

The joy spread on her face the moment after she hit a return winner down the line to seal the match.     Jelena Ostapenko from Latvia says she felt destined to win.… Continue reading

Roger rests — Rafa roars

The King of clay has his mojo back. Rafa Nadal’s playing again with confidence and passion. While Roger Federer skips the clay season, and Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray remain in various phases… Continue reading

Magic shots in the Magic Box

The Caja Magica in Madrid is renowned for its magic light on sunny days, especially on courts 2 and 3. The players also create a magic of their own. (images copyright Christopher Johnson)

Maria Sharapova and the Gods of Tennis

Maria was bigger than the sport. Now she’s going to have to be even bigger. —- by Christopher Johnson —- More than most other sports, tennis has an unwritten code of ethics and… Continue reading

Delpo: Return of The King of Cool

  Before turning 21, Juan Martin del Potro beat Rafa Nadal and Roger Federer to win the 2009 US Open. If healthy, he might have expanded the Big Four into the Big Five,… Continue reading