On This Day

September 8, 1968 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

Sport awardUS Men's Tennis Open

US Open Men's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Arthur Ashe wins first Open era US title; beats Dutchman Tom Okker 14-12, 5-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3

Tennis Player Arthur Ashe
Tennis Player
Arthur Ashe