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Serena Williams returns to Caroline Wozniacki, from Denmark, during a semifinal match at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in Mason, Ohio. (AP Photo/David Kohl)

U.S. Open draw: Serena Williams to open with Taylor Townsend

- Associated Press

Wimbledon champ Novak Djokovic and Australian Open champ Stan Wawrinka could meet in one semifinal on the men’s side. Second-seeded Roger Federer and fourth-seeded David Ferrer are in the other half.

Serena Williams clenches her fist after breaking Ana Ivanovic, from Serbia, in the second set of a final match at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, in Mason, Ohio. Williams won 6-4, 6-1. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

Serena Williams top seed at U.S. Open

Associated Press

French Open runner-up Simona Halep is seeded second after reaching a career-best ranking this month. She has never advanced past the fourth round at the U.S. Open.

Milos Raonic poses with the trophy after he beat fellow Canadian Vasek Pospisil in the men's singles final at the Citi Open on Sunday in the District. (Associated Press)

Oh, Canada: Raonic wins Citi Open

On Sunday, Milos Raonic beat Vasek Pospisil in the first all-Canadian men’s final in ATP history. In doing so, Raonic capped off a nearly flawless week at the FitzGerald Tennis Center in Rock Creek Park.

Lucie Safarova, of The Czech Republic, serves to Kristina Mladenovic, of France, during a match at the Citi Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Safarova loses in 1st round of Citi Open

Associated Press

Top-seeded Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic lost to France’s Kristina Mladenovic in the first round of the Citi Open on Tuesday.

Francis Tiafoe falls in ATP debut

- Associated Press

Sixteen-year-old Francis Tiafoe lost his ATP tour debut while fellow Americans Robby Ginepri and Donald Young won their opening-round matches at the Citi Open on Monday.

Francis Tiafoe, a 16-year-old with dreams of becoming No. 1 in the world, makes his ATP main draw debut Monday at the Citi Open. (Junior Tennis Champions Center)

Francis Tiafoe makes ATP main draw debut close to home

Francis Tiafoe, 16 years old, will make his ATP main draw debut Monday at D.C.’s Citi Open from the William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center in Rock Creek Park, seven miles from his home in Riverdale Park, Maryland.

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Tuesday's Sports in Brief

- Associated Press

Steve Ballmer is officially the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers.

John Isner, from the United States, returns a volley to Kevin Anderson, from South Africa, in a first round match at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in Mason, Ohio. Isner won 6-3, 6-4. (AP Photo/David Kohl)

Isner reaches 2nd round at Western & Southern

- Associated Press

Eleventh-seeded John Isner reached the second round of the Western & Southern Open with a relatively easy 6-3, 6-4 win over Kevin Anderson on Monday night.

Weekend Sports in Brief

- Associated Press

Rory McIlroy won his second straight major championship and fourth of his young career, rallying on the back nine in the PGA Championship.

Noah Rubin wins USTA Boys' 18s

Associated Press

Noah Rubin won the USTA Boys' 18s National Championship on Sunday to earn a main draw wild card into the U.S. Open, beating Collin Altamirano 6-4, 6-4, 6-3.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France returns the ball against Roger Federer of Switzerland during the Rogers Cup Men's tennis tournament final in Toronto on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Aaron Vincent Elkaim)

Tsonga beats Federer in Toronto final

Associated Press

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga won the Rogers Cup on Sunday, beating second-seeded Roger Federer 7-5, 7-6 (3) for his fourth straight victory over a higher-seeded opponent.

CiCi Bellis wins USTA Girls' 18s

Associated Press

Fifteen-year-old CiCi Bellis won the USTA Girls' 18s National Championship on Saturday to earn a main-draw wild card into the U.S. Open, beating 16-year-old Tornado Alicia Black 6-3, 6-1.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France reacts after defeating Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament, Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

Roger Federer advances to Rogers Cup final

Associated Press

Roger Federer advanced to the Rogers Cup final Saturday night, beating Spain's Feliciano Lopez 6-3, 6-4 to set up a match against upset-happy Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.