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The Wimbledon Incidentals

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Andy Murray at Wimbledon
Andy Murray at Wimbledon Illustration by Olivia Domingos

Here we present Olivia Domingos' sketches of incidental events from this year's Wimbledon

These new drawings from Olivia Domingos document fleeting moments and incidental details from games of tennis at this year’s Wimbledon, each one sketched from screen shots posted on live update feeds across the internet. Whilst most of the images posted on these feeds are of genuine game-play situations, every now and then an image will pop up recording some random detail entirely incidental to the match itself: a celebrity in the stands, an accessory that a player is wearing, a low level interaction between a player and a fan, and so on. Domingos’ eye is drawn to these absurd little moments and here she draws our attention to them with her wryly naïve sketches.

Andy Murray
During his ill-fated game with Gregor Dimitrov, Andy Murray dropped a ball from his pocket. He later blamed this on the baggyness of his shorts.

Yaroslava Shvedova's Glasses
Yaroslava Shvedova's Glasses Illustration by Olivia Domingos
Yaroslava Shvedova
Shvedova was recently knocked out of the tournament by Sabine Lisicki. Shvedova started wearing glasses in 2012 after developing a nervous tic in
one eye.
Shaquille O'Neal makes an appearance at Wimbledon
Shaquille O'Neal makes an appearance at Wimbledon Illustration by Olivia Domingos
Shaquille O'Neal
A mellow Shack greets us with bright eyes and a broad grin.
Sabine Lisicki
Sabine Lisicki Illustration by Olivia Domingos
Sabine Lisicki and the Duchess of Cornwall
Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall shakes hands with Sabine Lisicki. After a reasonably optimistic start, Lisicki was seen off in the quarter-finals by Simona Harlep.
Agnieszka Radwańska
Agnieszka Radwańska Illustration by Olivia Domingos
Agnieszka Radwańska
A rueful Agnieska Radwańska is photographed by a fan, having been knocked out of the tournament after losing in straight sets to Ekaterina Makarova.
Serena Williams' Pink Nails
Serena Williams' Pink Nails Illustration by Olivia Domingos
Serena Williams
Having won five Wimbledon championships, Serena Williams apparently thinks she can get away with anything.

Text by Max Fletcher

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