On This Day

September 11, 1971 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport


Sport awardUS Open Women's Tennis

US Open Women's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: In an all-American final Billie Jean King beats doubles partner Rosemary Casals 6-4, 7-6

Tennis Legend Billie Jean King
Tennis Legend
Billie Jean King
Tennis Player Rosemary Casals
Tennis Player
Rosemary Casals

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mack Strong, American NFL fullback (Seattle Seahawks), born in Fort Benning, Georgia
  • Shelton Quarles, American NFL linebacker, executive (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Director Football Ops), born in Nashville, Tennessee