Amazon.com Inc plans to schedule more than 200 flight departures and landings per day at a $1.49 billion cargo hub it is building near Cincinnati, the airport's chief said in an interview on Wednesday, in a sign of the soaring ambitions of the online retailer.
People observed a moment of silence before fighter jets streaked across the sky during a ceremony Wednesday at Pearl Harbor marking the 75th anniversary.
Former US Open champ Marin Cilic snapped Andy Murray's 22 match win streak Sunday to claim his first ATP Masters 1000 title, Olympic silver medalist Angelique Kerber lost to Czech Karolina Pliskova in the finals.
India's Sania Mirza took sole possession of the WTA doubles number one ranking after teaming up with Barbora Strycova to beat former partner Martina Hingis and Coco Vandeweghe 7-5, 6-4 in Sunday's Cincinnati final.
World number eight Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic pulled out of the US Open on Saturday suffering from appendicitis.
A silverback gorilla had to be killed in Cincinnati after a four-year-old boy slipped through the barrier of its enclosure and fell into the moat.
Their victories set up the latest instalment of the Federer-Djokovic rivalry, knotted at 20 wins apiece.
Up next for Williams will be 14th-seeded Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, a 6-4 2-6 6-0 winner over Czech Lucie Safarova, seeded seven.
Third seed Murray fought fatigue to win his second straight three-set battle.
Leander Paes and Stanislas Wawrinka overcame a sluggish start to beat Kevin Anderson and Jeremy Chardy in the opening round of the Western and Southern Open, the ATP Masters event in Cincinnati.
"I thought the final was good. The whole tournament was really good for me," Federer told ESPN.
Roger Federer beat Andy Murray 6-3, 7-5 on Friday and advanced to the semifinals of the Western & Southern Open, a tournament he has won an unprecedented five times already.
For the 16th seeded Robredo the victory was his first over Djokovic since their first meeting in 2005, the Serb sweeping their next six meetings.
The 300 wins “is a nice, round number,” Federer said.
Unbeaten on the surface in 15 matches this year and coming off a win in Montreal, the third ranked Nadal, who will move up to number two on Monday, won back-to-back hardcourt finals on consecutive weeks for the first time in his career.
In the third, Azarenka and Williams finally produced the tennis and edge-of-your-seat drama that fans had come to see, twice trading breaks to send the set into a tiebreak.
The 31-year-old American was later joined in the final four by Belarusian world number two Victoria Azarenka, who booked her spot with a testing 6-3 7-6 (5) win over 10th seeded Dane Caroline Wozniacki.
Roger Federer will play Rafael Nadal in the quarter-finals.