On This Day

December 12, 1971 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

Sports History

Romanian tennis star Ilie Năstase finishes ATP Masters Grand Prix with a perfect 6-0 record to win the rich season ending event at the Coubertin Stadium, Paris

Tennis Champion Ilie Năstase
Tennis Champion
Ilie Năstase

Birthdays in Sport

  • Tito Wooten, American NFL safety (NY Giants), born in Goldsboro, North Carolina
  • Toni Hodgkinson, 800m (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
1971 in Sport