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10 BEST Sports Images of the Week!

December 23, 2015 13:49 IST

Tennis super star Serena Williams, who maintained her dominance through the year, was named Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year last week.

Also making news was India's Vijender Singh who registered a hat-trick of Knockout wins on Saturday. 

Get set to be amazed as Rediff.com has all that and more sporting action from the past week encapsulated in this super photo feature.

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale in action against Rayo Vallecano during their La Liga match at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium on Sunday

IMAGE: Real Madrid's Gareth Bale in action against Rayo Vallecano during their La Liga match at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium on Sunday. Photograph: Sergio Perez/Reuters

A picture of Serena Williams for the cover of Sports Illustrated's Sports Personality of the Year issue

IMAGE: Serena Williams on the cover of Sports Illustrated's Sports Personality of the Year issue on Monday. Photograph: Courtesy Sports Illustrated

Washington Capitals defenseman Taylor Chorney (4) and Pittsburgh Penguins center Nick Bonino (13) fight during the second period of their ice hockey match at the CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh on Monday

Washington Capitals defenseman Taylor Chorney (4) and Pittsburgh Penguins center Nick Bonino (13) fight during the second period of their ice hockey match at the CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh on Monday. Photograph: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Aston Villa's Ashley Westwood changes his shorts during an English Premier League match against Newcastle United at St James' Park on Saturday

Aston Villa's Ashley Westwood changes his shorts during an English Premier League match against Newcastle United at St James' Park on Saturday. Photograph: Russell Cheyne/Reuters Livepic

Stan Wawrinka sprays champagne with members of the Singapore Slammers after beating Indian Aces to win the Indian Premier Tennis League 2 final

IMAGE: Stan Wawrinka sprays champagne with members of the Singapore Slammers after beating Indian Aces to win the Indian Premier Tennis League 2 final. Photograph: Jeremy Lee Livepic/Action Images via Reuters

Everton's Romelu Lukaku and Leicester's Marcin Wasilewski vie for possession during their English Premier League match at Goodison Park on Saturday

INAGE: Everton's Romelu Lukaku and Leicester's Marcin Wasilewski vie for possession during their English Premier League match at Goodison Park on Saturday. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters Livepic

Vijender Singh lands a punch on Samet Hyuseinov during their Middleweight bout at the Manchester Arena on Saturday

IMAGE: Vijender Singh lands a punch on Samet Hyuseinov during their Middleweight bout at the Manchester Arena on Saturday. Photograph: Dave Thompson/Getty Images

Crystal Palace's James McArthur and Stoke's Jack Butland are caught in a tangle as they vie for possession during their English Premier League match at Britannia Stadium on Saturday

IMAGE: Crystal Palace's James McArthur and Stoke's Jack Butland are caught in a tangle as they vie for possession during their English Premier League match at Britannia Stadium on Saturday. Photograph: Alex Morton/Reuters Action Images Livepic

Chelsea fan holds up banners for Jose Mourinho during their match against Sunederland at Stamford Bridge in London on Saturday

IMAGE: Chelsea fan holds up banners for Jose Mourinho during their match against Sunederland at Stamford Bridge in London on Saturday. Photograph: Dylan Martinez Livepic/Reuters

Micromax Indian Aces' Agnieszka Radwanska hits a return to Philippine Mavericks' Ajla Tomljanovic during their match at the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Tuesday

IMAGE: Micromax Indian Aces' Agnieszka Radwanska hits a return to Philippine Mavericks' Ajla Tomljanovic during their match at the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Tuesday. Photograph: Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters
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