Scenes from Queen's Club: Thursday
The first in a series of daily photo-dispatches from Steve Tignor, who is currently at Queen's Club. All photos by Anita Aguilar.
Andy Murray had a banner day in his 2013 home-country debut. He won two matches and was the beneficiary of a rare sun sighting.
Juan Martin del Potro, ever the laid-back showman, was also a winner on Thursday, despite taking a tumble here.
Tomas Berdych wasn't sure about this call, but the big Czech, who says he's feeling good on grass right now, hammered his way through to the quarterfinals.
This ball girl may or may not be in mourning for a certain Bulgarian player who lost on Wednesday.
It's hard to believe Alexandr Dolgopolov can do this with his body on his serve. But it's not hard to believe that Dolgo suffered another upset today, this time at the hands of...
...Benjamin Becker, who advanced to face Andy Murray on Friday.
Feliciano Lopez was in a foul mood for most of his loss to Marin Cilic on Court 2 today. On this call, the lineswoman joined him in a yell.
Feli did get a good, hair-raising hit on this overhead, though.
Pippa Middleton is not impressed...
...and neither is her partner in green, Andy Murray, who shows off a trademark "something is in my bleeping eye" reaction to a lost point.
U.K. favorite Dan Evans, and his tattoo, fell to earth in a loss to del Potro.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga won twice on Thursday, but says he doesn't want to make a habit of it. "I feel really bad," he admitted at the end of the day.
Two happy kids get an autograph from Andy Murray, while an even happier woman behind them prepares to double-fist two Queen's Club cocktails.
Juan Martin del Potro, who will play Lleyton Hewitt on Friday, gives thanks to his Sun God...
...while this fan takes cover from the sun as he looks forward to another match.