Serena Williams takes Wimbledon title, inches closer to grand slam

...Maybe a little after that, I started thinking about New York."On to the next one. When the U.S. Open begins at Flushing Meadows in August, Williams will pursue pretty much the only accolade to elude her so far: a calendar-year Grand Slam...

US Open singles champions to earn record amount

...will make $39,500. The winning doubles teams get $570,000.The year's last Grand Slam tournament starts Aug. 31 at Flushing Meadows.The singles champions won about $2.5 million at this year's Australian Open, $2 million at the French Open...

Mr. Joseph Williams (FLUSHING, N.Y.)

FLUSHING, N.Y. - Mr. Williams, a retired welder, was a former native of Millen, who made his home in Flushing, N.Y., passed on August 29, 2002, at St. John Episcopal Hospital in New York. His wife, children, sisters and brothers...

Henry Lloyd

AIKEN, S.C. - Mr. Henry A. Lloyd was born on June 9, 1924 in Flushing, New York to the late Allen & Gertrude Lloyd. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Ethel, three brothers, one sister...

Lousie C. Dorsey (FLUSHING, N.Y.)

FLUSHING, N.Y. - Mrs. Lousie Curry Dorsey, 76, entered into rest June 14,2 011. She was the daughter of late Mary Ellen Curry...

Airlines agree to costly drinking water tests, flushing

...new agreement could be costly to the industry, in part because some planes will have to be flown to airports capable of the flushing and testing required. The agreement with major carriers require the airlines to analyze possible sources of contamination...

Andy Murray makes an unexpected early exit from U.S. Open

...from his historic Wimbledon championship, Murray bowed out at Flushing Meadows, losing 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 to Wawrinka."I have...2011 U.S. Open, but he lost to Murray in the 2012 final at Flushing Meadows, then again in this July's final at the All England...

Serena Williams stays passionate, now placid

...Open on Sunday didn't flinch at any foot-fault calls.She looked very different from the player who took the court at Flushing Meadows in past years, yet exactly the same. And that is how Williams is dominating tennis as she nears her 32nd birthday...

Unseeded Italian Flavia Pennetta makes it to U.S. Open semifinals

...the first time at age 31, and in her 41st major tournament. Unseeded, ranked only 83rd, Pennetta got to the final four at Flushing Meadows with a 6-4, 6-1 victory Wednesday over another Italian, 10th-seeded Roberta Vinci, who happens to be her long-time...

Serena Williams to be No. 1 seed in bid to repeat at U.S. Open

...will be seeded No. 1 at the U.S. Open as she tries to do something she's never done: win a second consecutive title at Flushing Meadows.Williams is a four-time champion at the U.S. Open, including in 2012. Only Chris Evert, with six, and Steffi...