At the Hopman Cup in Perth, Australia this past Tuesday, a nice bit of sportsmanship was shown by American Jack Sock. In a match vs. Australian Lleyton Hewitt, a ball was called out on serve of Hewitt's. Hewitt was just about to take his second serve, when Sock said, "That was in if you want to challenge it."
Lleyton Hewitt's face is captured below the moment he realized what his opponent had just done. This moment shows three emotions, the combination of which is relatively unusual to rare to capture photographically.
Duchenne) smile. Note his (momentary) concave-up furrows in both of his lower lids. His forehead is also relaxed. Only his upper teeth are showing and his cheek muscles are vectored primarily upward (rather than laterally).
Hewitt's second emotion he's experiencing is a form of embarrassment. His blushing is pronounced.
The Adelaide native, who announced he will be retiring after the Australian Open, is also feeling a third emotion - that of shock. What are the two key facial features which characterize Lleyton's shock?
Lleyton Hewitt went on to victory in this match, however what most people will remember is Sock's Sportsmanship.
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