30 best sports pictures of the week, including Roger Federer, Rohit Sharma and Coco Gauff

We pick out some of the key images of the last seven days taken from the likes of Australian Open tennis, the Monte Carlo Rally and FA Cup football

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The world of sport was in mourning this week after basketball hero Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter accident in California on Sunday, along with his 11-year-old daughter and seven other passengers.

Sports stars Lebron James, Cristiano Ronaldo and Novak Djokovic, former US President Barack Obama, as well as Dubai Crown prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, are among those that have paid tribute to the five-time NBA champion who died aged 41.

At the Omega Dubai Desert Classic, Australia's Lucas Herbert overcame "brutal" conditions to win his first European Tour golf title, after a play-off against Christiaan Bezuidenhout of South Africa.

In football, Al Ain booked their spot in the Asian Champions League group stages after a nervous 1-0 win over Bunyodkor at the Hazza bin Zayed Stadium. Saeed Juma's 78th-minute strike earned the Garden City club victory against their Uzbekistan opponents.

While in England's FA Cup fourth round, third tier side Shrewsbury Town fought back from two goals down to earn an unlikely replay at runaway Premier League leaders Liverpool.

Reds manager Jurgen Klopp has since been forced to go on the defensive after insisting he will play youth-team players for the game at Anfield, as it clashes with the Premier League break.

You can see a selection of the best images from the action in the photo gallery above. To move on to the next image, click on the arrows, or if using a mobile device, simply swipe.