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I’ve finally found a tournament that I might like as much as the US Open. The BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells was amazing. Serena’s return was an absolute tear-jerker and my favorite moment, but watching the game’s best players from the front row of the outer stadiums was a very close runner-up. Don’t know what took me so long to get down to SoCal to check this out.


Ana Ivanovic


Victoria Azarenka


 Stan Wawrinka


Sam Stosur


Taylor Townsend


Heather Watson




Sloane Stephens


Yulia Putintseva


Guillermo Garcia-Lopez




Thanasi Kokkinakis




…and, of course, Serena.



Simona Halep on her way to being upset…


Anything you can do…


Monfils NEVER disappoints.  Except in the quarterfinals against Federer.



Cilic on the way to winning the whole thing.


Tsonga, one of my favorite players.





Milos Raonic








Victor Estrella Burgos put up an AMAZING fight against Raonic.



Lisa Leslie



David Ferrer



My Orioles usually make only one trip to the Bay Area per year.  And I catch as many games as I can.  This year that meant all three.  The bad news is that the MLB-best A’s took two of three from the Birds.  But I definitely enjoyed both the drama and the lighter moments: Britton blowing a 2-run lead in the bottom of the ninth on a  3 run walk-off by J. Donaldson; Brady Anderson making an appearance and sitting two rows in front of me; an O’s fan who (SOMEHOW?!) managed to locate, purchase, and don a Harold Baines jersey to Saturday’s game.  Classy.  I want one.  And Manny.  Wow, do they hate Manny.  Fair enough.  He earned it.  But it was so super-sized awesome when he lit into a fastball for a home run amidst the deafening boos. “Something magic happens…every time you go.”



















Shauna is all about fitness. And hip-hop. And UnderArmourWomen. And Stanford. But mostly fitness. She and I have collaborated before, and its always led to some of my favorite work. When I saw this space, I knew right away that I’d want to photograph Shauna here. So last weekend she brought the energy, the poses, the TRX, the pull-ups, and, as always, plenty of gear from her sponsor, Under Armour. I showed up with a camera.

Shauna, thanks for doing one more handstand just so I can get the perfect shot.  And for being such a great friend.














This year marks the 15th time I’ve attended the US Open.  It is, by far, my favorite sporting event.  I couldn’t love it more. There were lots of characters, old and new, that made this year’s Labor Day weekend as thrilling as ever. Here are some of the matches I took in and images I managed to bring home.


Federer was pushed to Armstrong by the rain…



…and, before a stunned capacity crowd, he was pushed right out of the tournament in 3 sets by Tommy Robredo.


Speaking of Tommy, the ageless Tommy Haas is still going strong.


Sabine Lisicki made quick work of her 3rd round opponent.




Serena vs Sloane started off with some fireworks, but didn’t quite live up to the hype.



The crowd is always a part of the picture at Flushing.


Donald Young was run off the court pretty easily this year….


…but he DID team up with 17-year-old giantkiller Victoria Duval (who defeated #3 Sam Stosur in the first round of womens’ singles) for mixed doubles.



Janko Tipsarevic and David Ferrer are always exciting to watch on the Grandstand.  This match took place at the same time as Federer was taking his beating, so I bounced back and forth to get these shots.  I’ll definitely shoot this perspective more often in years to come.  Love it.



Raquel Kops-Jones was sort of our mascot for this year.  We saw her play doubles and mixed doubles almost every day.  We saw her women’s team lose to the Williams sisters and her mixed team defeat Young and Duval.  Basically, we kinda stalked her when we saw her on the draw sheet.


Johnny Mac!!!  Rushing from the Nadal match on Ashe to call the Federer carnage on Armstrong.