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Saturday, 09 September 2017 00:19

Saturday, September 9

Famous sporting events and news from yesteryear that happened on this day

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1949 Ice skating. English figure skating champion John Curry is born. Won Olympic gold in 1976.

1956 Tennis. Ken Rosewall beats Lewis Hoad to win the men's singles title at the 76th US Open.

1963 Motor racing. Jim Clark became the youngest winner of the World Motor Racing Championship.

1968 Tennis. Arthur Ashe wins the US Open, beating Tom Okker in the final.

1975 Tennis. Czechoslavakian 18-year-old Martina Navratilova defected to the West.

1981 Cricket. Geoff Boycott was suspended for the rest of the season following remarks he had made on television.

1984 Tennis. John McEnroe beats Ivan Lendl to win 104th US Open.

1985 Football. Croatian footballer Luka Modric is born.

1990 Tennis. Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi in straight sets to win 110th US Open.

2001 Tennis. Australian Lleyton Hewitt won the Grand Slam by defeating Pete Sampras in straight sets in the final of the US Open.

2006 Tennis. Maria Sharapova won the US Open.

2012 Golf. Rory McIlroy's fine form continues as he wins the BMW International in the USA. Lee Westwood shares second place.

2012 Tennis. Serena Williams wins ladies singles at the US Open.

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