September 9, 1969 in Sport

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • Smallest US Tennis Open single session-131 (men's doubles final only)

Sport awardTennis Open

US Open Men's Tennis: Rod Laver beats fellow Australian Tony Roche 7-9, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 to claim his record second Grand Slam

Tennis Player Rod Laver
Tennis Player
Rod Laver
Tennis Player and Coach Tony Roche
Tennis Player and Coach
Tony Roche

Birthdays in Sport

  • Christine Smith, Darien Conn, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Sean Rooks, NBA center (LA Lakers)

Deaths in Sport

  • Cecil Dixon, South African cricket off-spinner (1913-14, dismissed Hobbs twice), dies at 78
  • Willy Mairesse, Belgian racing driver (b. 1928)