Serena Williams of the US serves during her singles match against Spain’s Silvia Soler-Espinosa at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing on Monday.
A boy plays with a ball at a temporary tent camp set up for Ukrainian refugees in the town of Novoshakhtinsk in Rostov near the Russian-Ukrainian border, southern Russia
A man plays with a ball at sunset on Wednesday in Berlin
Dancers of the State Opera Ballet perform at the Opera Ball in Vienna on Thursday
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Komale, a Western Lowland Gorilla, inspects a rugby ball that has been placed into the enclosure at Bristol Zoo as part of its enrichment programme.