Big events cast their shadows before. - Sometimes in the form of huge tennis balls...
In the meantime, here's another round of photos.
This time it's a selection of close-ups, spanning almost a decade.
Like this one here, taken at Rome back in 2006.
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Quietly determined in Munich.
Quite relaxed in Shanghai.
Ready to roll in Melbourne.
A bit miffed in London.
Somewhat grumpy in Moscow.
And last but not least: 8 years lie between these two photos, taken almost from the same angle.
(All photos by Getty Images)