Beyond the Baseline

Our favorite photos from U.S. Open Week 1

(Charles Krupa/AP)

 Keep your eye on the ... oh, never mind. It's working for you, Maria Kirilenko.


(UPI /Landov)

I don't think you're going to find your confidence down there, buddy.


(Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

It's like seeing Bono wearing a Bono shirt. Which, now that I think about it, Bono would totally do.



This should just be Gael Monfils' ATP profile picture. Much easier to identify him that way.


(Julian Finney/Getty Images)

The quintessential 17-year-old experience: showing up to prom in the same dress as the girl who just beat you in tennis. Wait. I think I used "quintessential" wrong.


(Mike Segar/Reuters)



(Paul J. Bereswill/AP)

The definitive Richard Gasquet photo. The only thing missing is the hat.



Funny. That's what I imagine your fans look like when they watch you play.



 Too close.  Too close.


(Elise Amendola/AP)

 I am so over the "tweener." Even when Nole does it.

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