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What a shot! 30 amazing sports photos

Updated 0319 GMT (1119 HKT) September 16, 2019
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Bianca Andreescu reacts after defeating Serena Williams to win the US Open tennis tournament in Flushing, Queens, New York, on September 7. This marked Andreescu's first US Open win and grand slam title. Tim Clayton/Corbis/Getty Images
Minnesota Vikings linebacker Eric Wilson blocks a punt by Atlanta Falcons punter Matt Bosher during the first half of an NFL football game in Minneapolis on Sunday, September 8. Jim Mone/AP
Elodie Clouvel of France competes in the final of the women's individual swimming event during the Modern Pentathlon World Championship at Kincsem Park in Budapest, Hungary, on September 6. Tamas Kovacs/AP
Spain's Rafael Nadal reacts after defeating Russia's Daniil Medvedev to win the men's singles final of the US Open tennis tournament in Queens, New York, on September 8. This was Nadal's 19th career grand slam title, pulling him within one of all-time leader Roger Federer, who has 20. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AP
A Philadelphia Phillies player attempts to grab a mantis sitting on the dugout rail during an MLB game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio, on September 4. Aaron Doster/USA Today Sports
Tiger Woods and his son Charlie cheer on Rafael Nadal at the US Open in New York City on September 2. "For me, it's a big pleasure to have him here supporting," Nadal said. "Means a lot. He's a big legend of the sport, one of the greatest sportsmen of all time." Gotham/GC Images/Getty Images
Home plate umpire Joe West falls on top of Mets player Rajai Davis after he was tagged out at home during the eighth inning of an MLB game at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia on September 1. Rich Schultz/Getty Images
NHRA pro mod driver Chad Green goes airborne as he crashes during the final round of qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway in Clermont, Indiana, on September 1. Green was awake and alert and was transported to a local hospital for further evaluation. Mark J. Rebilas/USA Today Sports
Green Bay Packers tight end Jimmy Graham hurdles Chicago Bears free safety Eddie Jackson in the second quarter of an NFL game at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois, on September 5. Mike De Sisti/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel/USA Today Sports
Isabelle Inthisone of United States competes in the Junior Ladies Short Program during Day 1 of the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Riga Cup in Riga, Latvia, on September 6. Joosep Martinson/ISU/Getty Images
Italy's Paul Biligha yells during a game against Spain in the second round of the FIBA World Cup in Wuhan, China, on September 6. Jason Lee/Reuters
Armenia's Aram Airapetyan jumps to block a shot in a game against Bosnia and Herzegovina in Yerevan, Armenia, on September 8. Anton Vaganov/Reuters
Serena Williams looks up into the crowd at Arthur Ashe stadium during the trophy presentation following the women's singles final the the US Open in Queens, New York, on September 7. Williams was defeated by Bianca Andreescu in two sets, making it the second US Open in a row that she has lost in the championship match. Tim Clayton/Corbis/Getty Images
Emily Kitson of Counties runs in to score a try during the Farah Palmer Cup match between Counties Manukau and Manawatu in Pukekohe, New Zealand, on September 6. Phil Walter/Getty Images
Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski of Great Britain compete against Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah of Colombia in the men's doubles demi-finals match during the US Open Tennis Tournament in Queens, New York, on September 5. Tim Clayton/Corbis/Getty Images
Germany's Laura Ludwig spikes the ball during the women's gold medal final at the Beach Volley World Tour Finals in Rome, Italy, on September 8. Matteo Ciambelli/NurPhoto/Getty Images
Australia's Steve Smith swats at a beach ball that entered the field during Day 1 of the fourth Ashes Test cricket match between England and Australia at Old Trafford in Manchester, England, on September 4. Rui Vieira/AP
A dog fetches a ball before a game between the Diamondbacks and the Padres on September 2 in Phoenix. Every ticket sold for the "Bark in the Park" promotion benefited the Arizona Animal Welfare League and allowed fans to catch a game with their canine companion. Michael Chow/The Republic/Imagn
San Diego Padres pitcher Joey Lucchesi delivers a pitch in a game against the Colorado Rockies in San Diego, California, on September 7. Gregory Bull/AP
Tunisian players react during the Basketball World Cup Group N classification round game between Tunisia and Angola in Beijing, China, on September 8. Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images
Athletes compete in the men's 3000m steeplechase during the IAAF Diamond League competition in Brussels on September 6. Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP/Getty Images
Seattle Mariners outfielder Jake Fraley falls on the warning track while attempting to make a catch in the third inning of a game against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on September 2. Quinn Harris/Getty Images
Irina Zaretska, left, and Alizee Agier compete in the women's kumite -68kg final on Day 3 of the Karate 1 Premier League in Tokyo, Japan, on September 8. Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images
Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Kevin Cron, left, covers first base as San Diego Padres center fielder Wil Myers leads off the bag during the ninth inning at Chase Field, on September 2. Joe Camporeale/USA Today Sports
Cyclists compete in the 9th stage of the 74th Tour of Spain in Cortals d'Encamp, Andorra, on September 1. Tim de Waele/Getty Images
Kim Kee-hee of the Seattle Sounders and Zlatan Ibrahimovic of the Los Angeles Galaxy compete for the ball in the second half of their game at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington, on September 1. Abbie Parr/Getty Images
Venezuelan high-performance épée fencer Ruben Limardo trains on the roof of the Venezuelan Olympic Committee headquarters in Caracas on September 4. Matias Delacroix/AFP/Getty Images
Jordan's Ahmad al Dwairi drives to the basket as Germany's Johannes Voigtmann tries to block him during the Basketball World Cup Group G game between Germany and Jordan in Shenzhen, China, on September 5. Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images
Ambrosia Malone of Australia makes a play on a ball near the goal during the Oceania Cup match between the Australian Hockeyroos and the New Zealand Blacksticks in Rockhampton, Australia, on September 5. Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images
New Zealand's Tomas Walsh competes in the men's shot put event during the IAAF Diamond League competition in Brussels on September 5. See 27 sports photos from last week. Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP/Getty Images