Murray, mud, sweat & cheers: 2013 in photos

Novak Djokovic dives to play a forehand during his victory over Andy Murray in the Australian Open final. It was the Serbian's only Grand Slam success of 2013. He lost to Rafael Nadal in the semi-finals of the French Open, was beaten by Murray in the final at Wimbledon, before losing to Nadal in the US Open final.
Novak Djokovic dives to play a forehand during his victory over Andy Murray in the Australian Open final. It was the Serbian's only Grand Slam success of 2013. He lost to Rafael Nadal in the semi-finals of the French Open and was beaten by Murray in the final at Wimbledon, before losing to Nadal in the US Open final.
Japan's Kento Sakuyama flies through the air during the FIS Men's Ski Jumping World Cup at Okurayama Jump Stadium in Sapparo, Japan.
Japan's Kento Sakuyama flies through the air during the FIS Men's Ski Jumping World Cup at Okurayama Jump Stadium in Sapparo, Japan.
Ray Lewis of the Baltimore Ravens talks to the media after defeating the Indianapolis Colts during the AFC Wild Card Play-off Game. Lewis went on to help the Ravens win the Super Bowl in his final NFL game.
Ray Lewis of the Baltimore Ravens talks to the media after defeating the Indianapolis Colts during the AFC Wild Card Play-off. Lewis went on to help the Ravens win the Super Bowl in his final NFL game.
Runners make their way through 'Joe's Water Splash' at Punchestown racecourse in Naas, Ireland.
Runners make their way through 'Joe's Water Splash' at Punchestown racecourse in Naas, Ireland.
Spain's Ona Carbonell competes in the World Synchronized Swimming Championships at Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona.
Spain's Ona Carbonell competes in the World Synchronized Swimming Championships at Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona.
James Anderson celebrates the wicket of Brad Haddin as England beat Australia in the first Ashes Test at Trent Bridge. England went on to beat their rivals 3-0 - only to lose the Ashes just a few months later.
James Anderson celebrates the wicket of Brad Haddin as England beat Australia in the first Ashes Test at Trent Bridge. England went on to beat their rivals 3-0 - only to lose the Ashes just a few months later.
Alun Wyn Jones and Jamie Roberts roll around in the confetti after the British & Irish Lions beat Australia 41-16 in the third and final Test match in Sydney to complete a 2-1 series win.
Alun Wyn Jones and Jamie Roberts roll around in the confetti after the British & Irish Lions beat Australia 41-16 in the third and final Test match in Sydney to complete a 2-1 series win.
A giant alligator sits on the 14th fairway during the first round of the Zurich Classic at TPC Louisiana.
A giant alligator sits on the 14th fairway during the first round of the Zurich Classic at TPC Louisiana.
Marion Bartoli celebrates victory over Kirsten Flipkens in the semi-finals of Wimbledon. The Frenchwoman went on to beat Germany's Sabine Lisicki in the final - and shocked the tennis world by retiring a few months later.
Marion Bartoli celebrates victory over Kirsten Flipkens in the semi-finals of Wimbledon. The Frenchwoman went on to beat Germany's Sabine Lisicki in the final - and shocked the tennis world by retiring a few months later.
Andy Murray kisses the Wimbledon trophy after becoming the first British man to win the singles title since Fred Perry in 1936
Andy Murray kisses the Wimbledon trophy after becoming the first British man to win the singles title since Fred Perry in 1936
Referee Anthony Taylor and Manchester City's Javi Garcia stand over striker Alvaro Negredo lying inured in the mud during the Asia Trophy final against Sunderland. City won the match 1-0 at Hong Kong Stadium.
Referee Anthony Taylor and Manchester City's Javi Garcia stand over striker Alvaro Negredo lying injured in the mud during the Asia Trophy final against Sunderland. City won the match 1-0 at Hong Kong Stadium.
Justin Rose looks to the heavens in acknowledgement of his deceased father following the completion of his final round at the US Open. The 33-year-old won by two strokes to become the first Englishman to take the title since Tony Jacklin in 1970.
Justin Rose looks to the heavens in acknowledgement of his deceased father following the completion of his final round at the US Open. The 33-year-old won by two strokes to become the first Englishman to take the title since Tony Jacklin in 1970.
Wearing the leader's yellow jersey, Chris Froome takes up a spot in the centre of the peloton during the final stage of the 2013 Tour de France. The Briton completes victory in Paris to emulate the success of countryman Sir Bradley Wiggins.
Wearing the leader's yellow jersey, Chris Froome takes up a spot in the centre of the peloton during the final stage of the 2013 Tour de France. The Briton completes victory in Paris to emulate the success of countryman Sir Bradley Wiggins.
Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen pulls down the shorts of Aston Villa's Nicklas Helenius as the striker is about to shoot during the Capital One Cup third round match at Villa Park. Spurs won the match 4-0.
Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen pulls down the shorts of Aston Villa's Nicklas Helenius as the striker is about to shoot during the Capital One Cup third round match at Villa Park. Spurs won the match 4-0.
Lightning strikes the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow at Jamaica's Usain Bolt wins the 100m final at the 2013 World Athletics Championships. Bolt clocked 9.77 seconds to finish ahead of American Justin Gatlin (9.85) and fellow Jamaican Nesta Carter (9.95).
Lightning strikes the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow as Jamaica's Usain Bolt wins the 100m final at the 2013 World Athletics Championships. Bolt clocked 9.77 seconds to finish ahead of American Justin Gatlin (9.85) and fellow Jamaican Nesta Carter (9.95).
Emirates Team New Zealand races Oracle Team USA in front of the Golden Gate Bridge, mostly obscured by fog, during race three of the America's Cup. Oracle staged won of the greatest comebacks in sport to take the trophy, winning eight straight races to triumph 9-8.
Emirates Team New Zealand races Oracle Team USA in front of the Golden Gate Bridge, mostly obscured by fog, during race three of the America's Cup. Oracle staged won of the greatest comebacks in sport to take the trophy, winning eight straight races to triumph 9-8.
Sebastian Vettel celebrates in parc ferme after winning the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka in October. The German went on to become world champion for the fourth successive year.
Sebastian Vettel celebrates in parc ferme after winning the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka in October. The German went on to become world champion for the fourth successive year.
Spain's Marc Marquez celebrates becoming world champion in his debut season in MotoGP.
Spain's Marc Marquez celebrates becoming world champion in his debut season in MotoGP.
New Zealand rugby league player Sonny Bill Williams runs with the ball during the World Cup final against Australia at Old Trafford on 30 November. Australia beat the defending champions 34-2 to reclaim the trophy.
New Zealand rugby league player Sonny Bill Williams runs with the ball during the World Cup final against Australia at Old Trafford on 30 November. Australia beat the defending champions 34-2 to reclaim the trophy.

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