Australian Open

Crazy Australian Open Faces: Sharapova, Djokovic & More (PHOTOS)

See wild expressions from Novak Djokovic, Venus Williams, and more top players at the Australian Open.

If you liked the Olympic divers’ funny faces, you’ll love the tennis players’ crazy expressions at the Australian Open. The 2013 championships kicked off Jan. 14 in Melbourne—and fortunately for you, the cameras caught these top players making a variety of crazed/thrilled/furious faces.

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That’s the toothiest grimace we’ve ever seen. Russia’s Ekaterina Makarova hits a return during a women’s singles match on day three of the Australian Open.

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Heather Watson of Great Britain offers this angry/happy reaction after a point in her second-round match against Ksenia Pervak of Kazakhstan.

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We know tennis is exhausting, but this face of fury from Portugal’s Maria Joao Koehler is just plain terrifying.

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Take that, Janko! Slovakia’s Lukas Lacko reacts during his loss to Serbia’s Janko Tipsarevic in their second-round match.

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Japan’s Misaki Doi shows off her backhand-return skills, along with a slight snarl, to Russia’s Maria Sharapova.

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If this isn’t the face of pure concentration, then nothing is. Russian player Andrey Kuznetsov goes all or nothing in his match against South Africa’s Kevin Anderson.

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Serbia’s Janko Tipsarevic keeps his eyes on, well, around the ball as he returns it to Slovakia’s Lukas Lacko.

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Does this look like Venus Williams is drawing out an extended sigh of “YESSSSSS”? If so, it’s probably because she just beat Alize Cornet of France on day three of the Open.

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That doesn’t look like a winner’s face, but Sorana Cirstea of Romania must have turned things around quickly—she went on to beat Kristyna Pliskova of the Czech Republic in this second-round match.

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“God, is that you?” Russia’s Maria Sharapova looks awed as she serves in her second-round match against Misaki Doi of Japan.

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Feliciano Lopez of Spain looks like a magician unveiling his latest trick as he battles Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic during the third day.

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Lip readers can’t figure out your strategy if you put tennis balls in front of your face. Chris Guccione and James Duckworth of Australia huddle for a top-secret tactics plan in their first-round doubles match against Samuel Groth and Matt Reid, also of Australia.

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With hair flying, India’s Somdev Devvarman hits back before a second-round loss to Poland’s Jerzy Janowicz.

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Hit, backhand, jazz hands! Novak Djokovic of Serbia gets glam in his second-round match against American Ryan Harrison.

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With a look like that, the ball has no chance at getting past Germany’s Julia Görges during her second-round match against Switzerland’s Romina Oprandi.

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No explaination needed. Serbia’s Ana Ivanovic is pretty happy about her win over Chan Yung-Jan of Taiwan.