There's only so much a photographer can get at a tennis match. Other sports have dozens of players and coaches to shoot and different sorts of passes, runs, breaks, dunks, shots and swings on which to focus. Tennis has two players, a handful of shots and the occasional ridiculously-dressed ball boy. As such, pictures on the photo wires tend to fall into one of three narrow categories:
3. Surliness -- This is what brings us to this post. While scanning through some pictures taken at the current WTA tournament in Dubai, it was hard not to notice that a good number featured players looking frustrated. It's an easy shot and great for writers who like the picture accompanying their article or post to do the heavy lifting.
I'm not complaining, mind you. The prevalence of the amount of these pictures is staggering though. The following are all from the past two days: