Sweaty, shirtless tennis players in January? The Australian Open must be a week away! Here are some choice shots of players getting ready for the first Major of the year.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will be making his 2010 debut at the this week’s Kooyong Classic exhibition, after struggling with a wrist injury over the break. Let’s hope it’s holding up:
Hopman Cup runner up, Andy Murray, isn’t playing any tournaments this week (at least not yet – there’s still a spot open at Kooyong!) but he is already working on his tan in Melbourne Park. Let’s hope it’s SPF 100 :
Or 200. . .
According to the caption, the guy with Andy is his “trainer Jez Green”:
Doha Champ Nikolay Davydenko misses the Russian winter. . .and his grandma:
James Blake and Carlos Moya – now that’s my idea of a double date:
Shirtless Carlos Moya photos by Kim Trengove via AustralianOpen.com
Novak Djokovic exhibits his new Sergio Tacchini duds while preparing for Kooyong. Looking sharp, Nole!:
Novak Djokovic photos by Kim Trengove via AustralianOpen.com
So hot she’s cool, so cool she’s hot, Sydney’s top seed Serena Williams warms up:
Shirtless Lleyton Hewitt shows he’s in-shape for Sydney:
Are things looking up for the veteran Aussie?
Saint Dinara Safina doing good deeds in Sydney:
Check out more photos at the Australian Open website.