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Forehand forward

Photographer

Al Bello

Getty Images

03 September, 2013

Novak Djokovic of Serbia plays a forehand during his men’s singles match against Marcel Granollers of Spain, during the fourth round of the 2013 US Open at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens.

About

Al Bello

Al Bello graduated with a liberal arts degree from the University of New York at Stony Brook in 1989. In March of 1990, he worked as darkroom manager for The Ring boxing magazine...

Background story

Novak Djokovic of Serbia plays a forehand during his men’s singles match against Marcel Granollers of Spain, during the fourth round of the 2013 US Open at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, on 3 September. First-seed Djokovic dispatched his unseeded opponent 6-3, 6-0, 6-0, but later had to cede the final to Spaniard Rafael Nadal.

Technical information

Shutter Speed
1/3200
Focal length
25.0 mm
F-Stop
2.8
ISO
200
Camera
Canon EOS-1D X

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