Spain's Tommy Robredo shocked world number one Novak Djokovic 7-6, 7-5 to move into the quarter-finals of the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati.
Tiger Woods has ruled himself out of contention for a wildcard spot on the US Ryder Cup team due to lingering back problems and has been told by doctors not to play or practice until his condition improves, the former world number one said.
Steve Ballmer, the former head of Microsoft, has completed his $2 billion purchase of the Los Angeles Clippers, ending a saga that began when former team owner Donald Sterling was heard making racist remarks to his girlfriend on a tape recording.
Carlo Tavecchio was elected president of the Italian football federation (FIGC) less than a month after he caused an outcry by referring to African players as "banana eaters".
Pre-tournament favourite Rory McIlroy recovered from a stumbling start to overcome a series of challengers and clinch his fourth major title by a shot at the PGA Championship.
Roger Federer eased into the final of the Rogers Cup with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Spain's Feliciano Lopez, putting the Swiss maestro on the brink of a landmark 80th career title.
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