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Serena Williams faces little resistance in first-round match at US Open

...January, the French Open in June, and Wimbledon in July.If she adds the title at Flushing Meadows, she would be the first player since Steffi Graf 27 years ago to win all four Grand Slam tournaments in a season.Williams also can equal Graf's professional-era...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-31/serena-williams-face
Jason Day's win at Barclays adds name to race for No. 1

...finished at 19-under 261 for a six-shot win over Henrik Stenson. This was Day's first tournament since he became the first player in a major to reach 20-under in beating Spieth by three shots at the PGA Championship.Throw in the Canadian Open...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-08-31/jason-days-win-barclays-adds
Players want to see Serena Williams win Grand Slam

...finals with her, I want to win."Halep recognizes that Williams has a very real chance to make history, to become the first player since Steffi Graf in 1988 to complete the Grand Slam.Unlike other tournaments, Halep's not going to contend the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-30/players-want-see-ser
Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins changed game with his dunks

...personality, ferocious dunks, but more than anything, his huge, loving heart," his family said.Dawkins, the first player to go from high school into the first round of the NBA Draft, spent parts of 14 seasons in the NBA with Philadelphia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-08-27/ex-nba-star-darryl-dawkins-ch
Serena Williams' bigget foe is 'fear and doubt'

...garner the greatest attention at Flushing Meadows.There is, after all, history in the offing. She can become the first player in the Open era with seven U.S. Open trophies, and the first woman since Chris Evert nearly 40 years ago with four...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-29/serena-williams-bigg
Overtime

...6-3, 7-6 (5) for back-to-back Cincinnati titles.Williams heads off to the U.S. Open trying to become the first player since Steffi Graf in 1988 to pull off a calendar Grand Slam sweep.? In New Haven, Conn., Dominika Cibulkova overcame...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-23/overtime
Overtime

...the tournament ? the only one of the nine ATP Masters to elude him.He needs that one elusive title to become the first player to win all nine ATP Masters during his career.Federer beat Andy Murray in straight sets.Serena Williams also reached...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-22/overtime
Jason Day sets championship record in earning his first career major

...faced enormous pressure of having a lead for the first time going into the final round, trying to avoid becoming the first player since the PGA Championship went to stroke play in 1958 to have at least a share of the 54-hole lead in three straight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-08-16/jason-day-sets-championship-
Overtime

...Djokovic also won in straight sets, but spent more time on the court. He beat Benoit Paire 7-6, 5-2 in an hour and 40 minutes.Djokovic needs a win at Cincinnati to become the first player with titles at all nine ATP Masters events.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-19/overtime
Rory McIlroy will look to fend off Jordan Spieth at PGA Championship

...isn't a chance to make history. It's a chance to win a major.At stake for Spieth is an opportunity to be the first player to sweep the three American majors in the same season.A victory would make him No. 1 in the world (provided McIlroy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-08-12/rory-mcilroy-will-look-fend-