The Week in Sports Pictures: July 2 - July 8
Serena Williams of the U.S. celebrates after defeating Victoria Azarenka of Belarus in their women's Wimbledon semifinal tennis match on Thursday, July 5 in London.
The pack passes pine trees during the sixth stage of the Tour de France cycling race on Friday, July 6. The stage was from Epernay to Metz, France.
A swimmer takes part in the first "Batalla de Rande" swimming event, a 27-kilometer open water race from the Cies and San Simon Islands, near Vigo, Spain on Saturday, July 7.
Going for the kill
Leandro Vissotto of Brazil spikes the ball against the block of Yenry Bell and Isbel Mesa of Cuba during their World League Finals volleyball match in Sofia, Bulgaria on Wednesday, July 4.
Go to the wall
Boston Red Sox center fielder Ryan Sweeney (12) slams into the wall as right fielder Cody Ross chases down the ball during their game against the New York Yankees on Sunday, July 8 in Boston. The ball, hit by New York's Alex Rodriguez, went for a triple.
Andy Murray takes a tumble during the Wimbledon men's singles final against Roger Federer on Sunday, July 8 in London. Murray lost to Federer in four sets.
Honda MotoGP rider Dani Pedrosa of Spain leads to win in the German motorcycling Grand Prix on Sunday, July 8 in Hohenstein-Ernstthal, Germany.
A supporter celebrates with the horse after jockey Luigi Bruschelli won the Palio race in Siena, Italy on Monday, July 2. In the event, which has been held nearly every year since the mid-1600s, 10 riders race bareback around Siena's shell-shaped central square in a bid to win the Palio, a silk banner depicting the Madonna and child.
Thomas Danielson of the U.S. sits in the grass after a crash in the pack during the sixth stage of the Tour de France on Friday, July 6.