Long Shot: Silhouettes at the Australian Open

  • Long Shot: Silhouettes at the Australian Open
  • Long Shot: Silhouettes at the Australian Open
  • Long Shot: Silhouettes at the Australian Open
  • Long Shot: Silhouettes at the Australian Open
  • Long Shot: Silhouettes at the Australian Open
  • Long Shot: Silhouettes at the Australian Open
  • Long Shot: Silhouettes at the Australian Open
  • Long Shot: Silhouettes at the Australian Open
  • Long Shot: Silhouettes at the Australian Open
  • Long Shot: Silhouettes at the Australian Open
  • Long Shot: Silhouettes at the Australian Open
  • Long Shot: Silhouettes at the Australian Open

As they jump in and out of the slivers of light, the world's best tennis players not only compete against one another but they're also challenged by the dramatic shifting rays of light which swallow their court vision. Unlike many of the tennis Grand Slams, the lighting conditions at the Australian Open can dictate one's overall scheme during a match and can a cast darkness on a players momentum.

*Photo editing by Sport photo editor RJ Mickelson

     
       
         
           
             
               
                 
                   
                     
                       
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