July 7, 1979 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport


Sport awardTennis Open

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Björn Borg beats American Roscoe Tanner 6-7, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 for his 4th consecutive Wimbledon title

Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg
Tennis Player and Australian Open Roscoe Tanner
Tennis Player and Australian Open
Roscoe Tanner


Birthdays in Sport

  • Anastasios Gousis, Greek sprinter, born in Corfu, Greece
  • Carl Breeze, British racing driver, born in King's Lynn, United Kingdom

Deaths in Sport

  • D P Conyngham, cricketer (one Test for South Africa), dies