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The United States climbed to 13th in the FIFA rankings, its highest position since July 2010.
Defending champion Andy Murray could face top-seeded Novak Djokovic only in the U.S. Open semifinals, while Nadal and Federer — who have never played each other at Flushing Meadows — might meet in the quarterfinals.
Uruguay's push to legalize marijuana is about halfway there, as one side of the country's congress voted in favor of the proposal just minutes before midnight on Wednesday.
The Associated Press is following events in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. The Confederations Cup final between Spain and Brazil kicks off at 7 p.m. local time (2200 GMT). Follow this live feed for updates:
Five reasons to watch Brazil play Spain on Sunday in the final of the Confederations Cup, a warmup tournament for next year's World Cup:
Authorities confirmed the death of a protester Thursday, the day after tens of thousands took to the streets and clashed with police as Brazil played Uruguay in the Confederations Cup semifinals. Police said about 20 people were reported injured and about 30 were arrested.
Paulinho and Neymar combined to play a part in Brazil's opener just before half time after Uruguay striker Diego Forlan's penalty was saved.
Spain has acknowledged six of its players were robbed during the first week of the Confederations Cup, but is denying the theft took place at a team party.
A Spanish prosecutor filed a fraud complaint Wednesday against Lionel Messi, alleging the Barcelona and Argentina star owes $5.3 million in back taxes.