On This Day

July 5, 1980 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport


Sport awardTennis Open

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Björn Borg beats John McEnroe 1-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-7, 8-6 for his 5th straight Wimbledon crown with famous 22-minute, 34-point, fourth-set tiebreak

Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg
Tennis Player John McEnroe
Tennis Player
John McEnroe

Birthdays in Sport

  • David Rozehnal, Czech soccer defender (Czech Rep. 60 caps; PSG, Lille), born in Šternberk, Czech Republic