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Sunday, 10 September 2017 00:27

Sunday, September 10

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

If it's your birthday - which sports stars do you share your special day with?

1902 Football. In Utrecht, Holland, the UVV club is formed.

1922 Motor racing. The first race at the Monza circuit took place.

1927 Tennis. France won the Davis Cup for the first time, beating the USA 3-2 in Philadelphia.

1929 Golf. Golfing legend Arnold Palmer is born.

1932 Tennis. Henry E Vines beats Henri Cochet 6-4,6-4, 6-4 to win the men's singles title at the 52 US Open.

1933 Fred Perry beats JH Crawford to win the singles at the 53rd US Open. Perry required five sets, coming back from two sets to one down to win 6-3, 11-13, 4-6, 6-0, 6-1.

1946 Athletics. US athlete Jim Hines is born.

1950 Baseball. Joe DiMaggio becomes the first player to hit three home runs in a game at Griffith Stadium.

1961 Motor racing. At the Italian Grand Prix, a crash causes the death of German driver Wolfgang von Trips and 13 spectators hit by his Ferrari.

1961 Tennis. Rod Laver is beaten in straight sets by Roy Emerson in the men's singles final at the 81st US Open.

1966 Boxing Muhammad Ali defeats Karl Mildenberger on TKO in 12 rounds to take heavyweight title.

1972 Motor racing. Emerson Fittipaldi became the youngest ever world champion.

1972 Olympics. The 20th Olympic Games close in Munich. Frank Shorter wins the 17th Olympic marathon while the USA lose to USSR 51-50 in a controversial basketball final.

1973 Boxing. Muhammad Ali defeats Ken Norton.

1978 Tennis. Jimmy Connors beats Bjorn Borg in straight sets to win the men's singles title at the 98th US Open. Connors becomes the first player to win thetitle on three different surfaces.

1983 Boxing. Larry Holmes beats Scott Frank in the fifth round of their heavyweight world title bout.

1990 Tennis. Pete Sampras, aged just 19, beats Andre Agassi to win the US Open.

1995 Tennis. Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi in straight sets to win the 115th men's singles at the US Open.

2003 Football. England beat Liechtenstein 2-0 to register their eighth win in a row - for the first time in 94 years.

2006 Tennis. Roger Federer won the US Open.

2012 Tennis Andy Murray wins the US Open in a thrilling five-set final.

2016 Football. Manchester City beat Manchester United 2-1 at Old Trafford in the first Manchester derby since Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola took charge of the clubs.

2016 Horse Racing. Laura Mongan becomes the first female trainer to win the St Leger after 22/1 shot Harbour Law saw off the field after odds-on favourite Idaho unseated its jockey three furlongs from home. Richard Hannon's Ventura Storm was second with Housesofparliament third


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