July 9, 1972 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

Sport awardTennis Open

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: American Stan Smith beats Ilie Năstase of Romania 4-6, 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 7-5 for his only Wimbledon title

Tennis Champion Ilie Năstase
Tennis Champion
Ilie Năstase

Birthdays in Sport

  • Derek Mills, 400m runner, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Pete Kendall, NFL guard (Seattle Seahawks)