December 15, 1970 in Sport

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Stan Smith and Rod Laver finish with 4-1 records atop inaugural season ending ATP Masters Grand Prix tennis standings in Tokyo, Japan; Smith wins event after beating Laver 4–6, 6–3, 6–4 in the rounds

Tennis Player Rod Laver
Tennis Player
Rod Laver


Birthdays in Sport

  • Damon Thomas, American NFL wide receiver (Buffalo Bills), born in Clovis, California
  • Frankie Dettori, Italian jockey, born in Milan, Italy
  • Lawrence Funderburke, NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)
  • Mitchell Butler, NBA guard (Washington Bullets, Cleveland Cavaliers)