So that’s Wednesday nearly wrapped up. Here are some of the stories we published on irishexaminer.com today which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.
Novak Djokovic admitted his shock first round defeat to Juan Martin Del Potro was "one of the toughest losses in my life" as his hopes of claiming an elusive Olympic gold in the men's singles went up in smoke in Rio.
Novak Djokovic dropped just four games against Paul-Henri Mathieu as he coasted into the third round of the US Open. The world number one, bidding to reach the final for a fifth straight year, had the easiest of afternoons on Arthur Ashe, defeating the 81st-ranked Frenchman 6-1 6-3 6-0.