On This Day

July 6, 1968 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport


Sport awardWimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Billie Jean King beats Judy Tegart 9-7, 7-5 to earn first ever prize money (£750) offered at Wimbledon

Tennis Legend Billie Jean King
Tennis Legend
Billie Jean King

Birthdays in Sport

  • Alvin Harper, American NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Lake Wales, Florida
  • Anthony Kershler, Australian cricketer (NSW left-arm spinner 1994-95), born in Sydney, Australia