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July 6, 1957 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport


Sport awardWimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Althea Gibson becomes the first black female athlete to win Wimbledon beating Darlene Hard 6-3, 6-2

Tennis Player Darlene Hard
Tennis Player
Darlene Hard
Tennis Player Althea Gibson
Tennis Player
Althea Gibson

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mario Martinez, US Olympic weightlifter (Olympic-4th-1988), born in Salinas, California
  • Ron Duguay, Canadian hockey player (NY Rangers, Detroit Red Wings), born in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
1957 in Sport