September 8, 1957 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Juan Manuel Fangio confirms his F1 World Drivers Championship, finishing 2nd in the season ending Italian GP at Monza; takes record 5th title by 15 points from Stirling Moss

Sport awardUS Men's Tennis Open

US National Championship Men's Tennis: In an all-Australian final Mal Anderson wins his only Grand Slam event; beats Ashley Cooper 10-8, 7-5, 6-4

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Ashley Cooper
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Ashley Cooper
  • US National Championship Women's Tennis: Althea Gibson beats Louise Brough Clapp 6-3, 6-2 for the first of her 2 US singles crowns