What Happened on July 7, 2002

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sport awardTennis Open

109th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Serena Williams beats Venus Williams (7-6 6-3)

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams
Tennis Player Venus Williams
Tennis Player
Venus Williams
  • 116th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Lleyton Hewitt beats D Nalbandian (6-1 6-3 6-2)
  • A scandal breaks out in the United Kingdom when news reports accuse MI6 of sheltering Abu Qatada, the supposed European Al Qaeda leader.

Famous Deaths

  • Bison Dele, American basketball player (b. 1969)
  • Dhirubhai Ambani, Indian business tycoon (b. 1933)