Greek teen Stefanos Tsitsipas upset Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic, 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 6-3, on Thursday in the Rogers Cup. The 19-year-old Tsitsipas broke the ninth-seeded Serb’s serve early in the third set and held serve from there to reach his first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 quarterfinal. Djokovic, a four-time Rogers Cup champion, faded late on a warm, breezy afternoon at Aviva Centre on the York University campus in Toronto. Tsitsipas set up match point with a scorching cross-court winner before completing the win in 2 hours, 17 minutes . . . In the women’s competition in Montreal, US Open champion Sloane Stephens advanced to the Rogers Cup quarterfinals with a 6-2, 7-5 victory over Carla Suarez Navarro.
A’s acquire RHP Rodney
The Oakland Athletics added to their bullpen depth by acquiring righthanded closer Fernando Rodney from the Minnesota Twins for minor league righthander Dakota Chalmers. Rodney, 41, who is 3-2 with 25 saves and a 3.09 ERA in 46 relief appearances for Minnesota this season, will join a stellar bullpen that includes former Mets closer Jeurys Familia along with Blake Treinen and Lou Trivino . . . The Cleveland Indians placed Leonys Martin on the 10-day disabled list due to a non-baseball-related condition but were not certain if the outfielder would be out longer after he became sick Tuesday . . . The Los Angeles Dodgers reinstated righthander Ross Stripling (inflamed right toe) from the 10-day disabled list in time to start Thursday night’s game against the Rockies with an 8-3 record and a 2.68 ERA
Wake Forest coach charged
Wake Forest assistant basketball coach Jamill Jones, 35, of Kernersville, N.C., turned himself into authorities on a misdemeanor assault charge after he punched and killed a New York City tourist on Sunday who mistook Jones for an Uber driver. The tourist, Sandor Szabo, a digital marketing guru from Boca Raton, Fla., fell and hit his head on the sidewalk, police said. He never regained consciousness and died after he was taken off life support on Tuesday . . . Kansas State signed 78-year-old football coach Bill Snyder to a five-year contract through the 2022 season. The new deal increases his salary to $3.45 million this season.
Stewart eyes Indy 500 return
Tony Stewart, a retired three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion who grew up in Columbus, Ind., is considering a return to the Indianapolis 500 next year. Stewart, who will turn 48 next May, has won twice at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in NASCAR’s Brickyard 400 but has never been able to win the Indy 500, where he has five starts (the last in 2001) and started on the pole as a rookie in 1996 and leading 64 laps in a career-best fifth place in 1997.
Atletico Madrid inks Croatian forward
Ex-referee Stewart in Hall
Paul Stewart, a native of Dorchester who was the first American referee to officiate 1,010 NHL regular-season games, was one of two inductees with local ties to the US Hockey Hall of Fame class of 2018. He was joined by another Massachusetts hockey legend in the late Leland “Hago” Harrington, who attended Melrose High and went on to a lengthy professional career before passing away in 1959. Former Michigan coach Red Berenson, former US women’s national team captain Natalie Darwitz, and former Nashville Predators and Washington Capitals general manager Dave Poile will also be inducted in Nashville on Dec. 12.
NBA’s Curry shoots 1-over 71
Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry rallied with three birdies to shoot a 1-over 71 in the first round of the Web.com Tour’s Ellie Mae Classic. It was his second appearance as an amateur at TPC Stonebrae in Hayward, Calif., where he finished the day eight shots behind leaders Adam Long and Seth Reeves . . . Canadian Tyler Ruck won the 200-meter women’s freestyle in 1 minute, 54.44 seconds, just ahead of Japanese rival Rikako Ikee at the Pan Pacific Championships in Tokyo. Olympic champion Katie Ledecky was third in 1:55.15. Ledecky took the 800 in 8:09.13 — the fifth fastest on record — and will be favored in the 400.