On This Day

September 7, 1968 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

Sport awardUS Open Women's Tennis

US Open Women's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: England's Virginia Wade wins first Open era US singles title; beats Billie Jean King 6-4, 6-2

Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion Virginia Wade
Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion
Virginia Wade
Tennis Legend Billie Jean King
Tennis Legend
Billie Jean King

Birthdays in Sport

  • Erik Williams, American NFL tackle (4-time Pro Bowl; Dallas Cowboys), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania