Fashion and other sights of the 2012 Australian Open
Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark puts on ice pack on head to cool down during a break as she plays Georgia's Anna Tatishvili during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship, in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012.
A view of Rod Laver Arena from above during the match between Novak Djokovic and David Ferrer at Melbourne Park.
My buddy ...
... Wherever I go, he goes. An insect finds a friend in an Australian Open cameraman during the women's quarterfinal between Victoria Azarenka and Agnieszka Radwanska.
Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark puts on ice pack on head to cool down during a break as she plays Georgia's Anna Tatishvili during their second-round match.
Supporters of John Isner of the US cheer him on during his third-round match Spain's Feliciano Lopez at the Australian Open. But their support wasn't enough as Isner came up short in another five-set match. Isner was the last American standing on the men's side of the draw.
Moves like Jagger
Iveta Benesova of the Czech Republic reacts after defeating Russia's Nina Bratchikova in their third-round match at the Australian Open. Benesova will face Victoria Azarenka in the fourth round.
Future's so bright ...
They've gotta wear shades. Australian fans adorned with sun-shading umbrella hats show their support in the second round match between James Duckworth of Australia and Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia.
Doctor in the house
Bernard Tomic of Australia smiles as he visits Grand Slam Oval during day four of the 2012 Australian Open.
No, your eyes aren't playing tricks on you. Doubles partners Horia Tecau of Romania and Robert Lindstedt of Sweden talk tactics in their first round match against Andreas Siljestrom of Sweden and Igor Zelenay of Slovakia.
You've heard of Radiohead?
Now we have camerahead. With a small movie camera on his head, a ball boy watches the second round match between Maria Sharapova of Russia and American Jamie Hampton on Thursday.
He may be hidden behind his racket but Canada's Milos Raonic found plenty of openings on the court, Germany's Philipp Petzschner in Thursday's Round 2 match, 6-4, 5-7, 6-2, 7-5.
Vera Zvonareva of Russia signs autographs for supporters after victory in her 6-1, 7-6 victory over Lucie Hradecka of Czech Republic on Thursday.
He's no Waldo
It's going to take more than sunglasses to keep the red-white-and-blue-body-stocking fan from standing out. His skeleton buddy from Day 1 is missing, but you better bet this fan isn't missing Wednesday's Mardy Fish-Alejandro Falla match. Guessing he didn't like the outcome.
Fit to be tied
Well, Alberta Brianti of Italy's hair is, anyway. During a break during her match with Nina Bratchikova of Russia, Brianti gets her 'do back into place. It was little help as Bratchikova won 6-2, 6-1.
As Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic serves up a tennis lesson to Olivier Rochus of Belgium during Wednesday's Round 2, Serbian fans give a spelling lesson while cheering for their guy.
Fans show their support for their home country as only Australian Open fans can on Wednesday.
They got the memo
No doubt about what is the most popular look at Melbourne. In Tuesday's opening round, Romania's Sorana Cirstea (far left), Serbia's Ana Ivanovic (center) and Germany's Angelique Kerber sported the same outfit. And all emerged victorious.
Remember the 80s?
Gael Monfils of France sure does. This flashy attire served him well in Tuesday's first round as he swept Marinko Matosevic of Australia.
Is that a DNA test on your shirt?
Or perhaps Morse code? Either way, Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic celebrates after defeating Russia's Dmitry Tursunov in their first-round match on Tuesday.
Playing with fire
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France stands out more than usual in his flame-red apparel by adidas.
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Day 1: All eyes on Melbourne
Players do not have to travel far to get a glimpse of what the Australian Open is all about, as the Australian Tennis Hall of Fame statues are on full display from the get-go on Monday's Day 1 at Melbourne Park.
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Day 1: You'll need one of these
To keep up with all of the names playing in the year's first Slam. Of course, it is Australia, so once you get into the stands, the action on the court won't be the only thing worth watching.
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Day 1: See what we mean?
A little red, white and, ummm, cool? Well, these guys certainly get the award for first, 'Yup, we are in Melbourne' fashion statement of the tournament.
Day 1: Saying it with ink
And the fans aren't the only ones making a stating with what they are sporting. Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland shows off her tattoo as she serves in her first-round match against Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States. It must have been a good-luck tattoo as Radwanska overcame a slow start to win in three sets in a three-hour match on Show Court 2.
Day 1: Here they come!
You can't say Australians don't like their tennis. The seats at Melbourne Park filled quickly on the first day of 2012's first Slam, with many sporting their nation's colors and flag. Certainly Bernard Tomic did not disappoint.
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Day 1: His for the taking?
While fans at Rod Laver Arena view Aussie Bernard Tomic play against Spain's Fernando Verdasco, just outside the arena stands downtown Melbourne. No doubt that with a big run at the Australian Open, Tomic could be the new tennis king of not only Melbourne, but of an entire nation.
Day 1: Costume party
Scary patriotism? Spectators dressed as a skeleton and an American flag watch the action between Mardy Fish and Gilles Muller. Fish won 6-4, 6-4, 6-2.
Day 1: Show your colors
A spectator watches the action between Mardy Fish of the United States and Gilles Muller of Luxembourg in their first-round match. The No. 8 seed Fish won in straight sets.
Day 1: Aussie Aussie Aussie!
Australian fans show their support in the first-round match between Greg Jones of Australia and Alexandr Dolgopolov of the Ukraine. Dolgopolov rallied after losing the first two sets to win in five.