July 8, 1911 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Anthony Wilding of New Zealand wins 2nd of 4 consecutive Wimbledon singles titles beating Herbert Roper-Barrett 6-4, 4-6, 2-6 ,6-2 ret
  • Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Dorothea Chambers becomes first player not to concede a game in a final beating Dora Boothby 6-0, 6-0

Birthdays in Sport

  • Ken Farnes, cricket bowler (fast England in pre-WW II years)