The U.S. Open women's and men's singles champions will each get $3.8 million and the Grand Slam tennis tournament's total prize money will increase to $53 million
Roger Federer's mastery in a straight-set victory over the 22nd-seeded Adrian Mannarino was only the beginning of things for those who spent more than $150 to be at Center Court and also saw Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal win
Despite Andy Murray's absence and the failure of any British singles players to make it to the second week, the host nation is guaranteed to be represented right until the end of Wimbledon
Authorities in Moscow have charged members of the punk protest group Pussy Riot with "violating spectators' rights" and unlawfully wearing police symbols when they ran onto the field during the World Cup final.
What had gone from a Big 4 to a Big 2 is now back to a Big 3. Novak Djokovic has rejoined Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal at the top of men's tennis
A 25-second serve clock will be used in main-draw matches at the U.S. Open and about a half-dozen other hard-court tournaments leading up to the year's last Grand Slam tournament
John Isner reached his first Grand Slam semifinal at age 33 and is ready to be associated with something at Wimbledon other than winning a 70-68 fifth set in the longest match in tennis history