What Happened on September 11, 2011

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardTennis Open

US Open Women's Tennis: Samantha Stosur becomes first Australian to wins a Grand Slam title since 1980; upsets Serena Williams 6-2, 6-3

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams

Famous Deaths

  • Andy Whitfield, Welsh actor (Spartacus), dies of cancer at 39
  • Anjali Gupta, Indian Air Force officer (b. 1975)
  • Christian Bakkerud, Danish racing driver (b. 1984)
  • Ralph Gubbins, English footballer (b. 1932)