Tags archives: Tennis Tournament

  • Let the Tournament Begin

  • Day one at the Family Circle Cup has come and gone!  With lots of off-court player appearances by the top 8 seeds, I didn’t see a ton of action.  But here are a few shots from all over campus and throughout the first day…
  • The Family Circle Cup Begins

  • By Sunday most of the players competing in the Family Circle Cup had swooped into Charleston.  Saturday and Sunday had seen plenty of great tennis in the pre-tournament qualifying rounds.  But the MAIN event kicks off on Monday.  In celebrating all these elite women’s tennis players, the tourname[...]
  • Published in Tennis Magazine

  • Most folks know I’m one of the Official Photographers of the Family Circle Cup.  I’m also an avid tennis player with a USTA 4.5 ranking.  So naturally I subscribe to Tennis Magazine.  Last night I was about half-way through the new April issue…turn the page…and staring at me as a full-page add is [...]
  • NEW Family Circle Cup Banner Announced

  • Only two more months until the Family Circle Cup!  As most of you know, I’ve been one of the Official Photographers of this amazing Professional Women’s Tennis event for many years now.  Each year, the best photo of the returning champion is selected for display on a 47-foot x 40-foot banner that ha[...]
  • Melanie Oudin

  • The young, talented, and fearless Melanie Oudin from Marietta, GA, will be playing today as she advances to the second week of the US Open. Earlier this year at the Family Circle Cup I had a quick private photo shoot with the 17 year old tennis sensation. She is as sweet off the court as she is feis[...]
  • A New Champion is Crowned

  • It's been a GREAT week covering the Family Circle Cup again this year! It's always the most exhausting week in my calendar as I'm constantly pushing full-speed ahead, 9-days strait, often 9am through midnight, no breaks, in multiple locations all over the city.As the Official Photographer, I'm not o[...]
  • Family Circle Cup Finals

  • Nadia Petrova & Bethanie Matteck-Sands came from 3 match points down to win the doubles! Their third time playing together, Patty Schnyder & Liga Dekmeijere had a good time during their doubles final even though they came up short of the trophy.19 Year Old Sabine Lisicki brought her A-Game to the f[...]
  • Family Circle Cup Day 6

  • Sabine Lisicki simply over powered the more experienced Marion Bartoli. Marion Bartoli lost her quarterfinal to the young German who beat Venus earlier this week. Caroline Wozniacki gets last-minute instructions in the tunnel from Tour Supervisor, Pam Whytcross, while Elena Dementieva stretches in [...]
  • On The Bench

  • Between sets us photographers have to entertain ourselves. Here's a fun one of me with Leslie Billman, shooting for Wire Image, and Alice Keeney, shooting for the Associated Press. Leslie is a pretty good player herself. She and I paired up to win the annual Family Circle Cup Media Tournament two ye[...]
  • Family Circle Cup Day 5

  • Elena Dementieva is looking un-stoppable this year. Virginie Razzano played well but couldn't handle the power of Caroline Wozniacki. Caroline Wozniacki in front of the scoreboard...I love how the background compliments her outfit.Sabine Lisicki..now how can you not root for someone with such an ad[...]
  • Family Circle Cup Day 4

  • Sabine Lisicki jumps for joy after one of the biggest wins of her young career. Darius Rucker of Hootie and the Blowfish enjoys the action on Stadium Court. Venus lunges for a volley but the effort wasn't enough to defeat the 19 year old Sabine Lisicki.Marion Bartoli watching the Sabine Lasicki ups[...]