July 5, 1969 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport


Sport awardTennis Open

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Rod Laver beats John Newcombe 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 for the 3rd leg of his Grand Slam

Tennis Player Rod Laver
Tennis Player
Rod Laver

Birthdays in Sport

  • Haylea Petrie, Australian softball outfielder (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • John Leclair, St Albans VT, NHL forward (Team USA, Philadelphia)
  • John Oostendorp, 220 lbs greco-roman wrestler (Olympics 1996), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Joshua Crayton, Redondo Beach California, kayak (alt-Olympics 1996)