Japan’s Naomi Osaka smiles and Spain’s Rafael Nadal sweats during the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne. Osaka is seeking her second Grand Slam title in the women’s singles final on Saturday, while Nadal will try to earn his second Australian Open title and his 18th Slam trophy in Sunday’s men’s final.
In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, boxing fans in the Philippines cheered Manny Pacquiao’s victory against American Adrien Broner, which was fought in Las Vegas and beamed live via satellite to Manila.
The world’s largest annual migration began in China with millions of Chinese traveling to see their families to celebrate the Lunar New Year.
This gallery was curated by Associated Press photo editor Masayo Yoshida in Tokyo.
In this Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, sweat drops from the face of Rafael Nadal of Spain during a break in his fourth round match against Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
In this Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, fans react during the WBA Welterweight Championship boxing match between Filipino Manny Pacquiao and American Adrien Broner, in Manila, Philippines, which was beamed live via satellite from Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)
In this Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, file photo, a child sits on a piece of luggage as she and others wait for their train at the Beijing railway station in Beijing. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
In this Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, file photo, residents ride a makeshift raft as they evacuate their flooded homes in Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. (AP Photo/Masyudi Syachban Firmansyah, File)
In this Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, file photo, flags fly at the Malaysia National Palace in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian, File)
In this Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, file photo, a Buddhist monk splashes holy water on to Thai soldiers during the Royal Thai Armed Forces Day ceremony at a military base in Bangkok, Thailand. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit, File)
In this Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, file photo, Nepalese Hindu devotees roll on the ground as part of a ritual during the Madhav Narayan festival in Bhaktapur, Nepal. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha, File)
In this Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, file photo, an Indian artist performs a dance dedicated to the goddess of destruction Kali at the Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, during the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj, India. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh, File)
In this Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, Roman Catholic devotees raise hundreds of images of the Child Jesus, known as Santo Niño, as they are blessed with holy water to celebrate its feast da, in Manila, Philippines. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)
In this Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, file photo, para-military force soldiers march during the rehearsals for the upcoming Republic Day parade at the Raisina hills, the government seat of power, in New Delhi, India. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)
In this Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, file photo, a Hindu woman devotee gets her cheeks pierced with a metal rod as she participates in a religious procession during Thaipusam festival at Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian, File)
In this Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, file photo, a bull charges towards tamers during a traditional bull-taming festival called Jallikattu, in the village of Allanganallur, near Madurai, Tamil Nadu state, India. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi, File)