September 6, 1980 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • French runner Chantal Langlacé sets women's 100k world record (7h 27m 22s) in Amiens, France
  • US College football longest losing streak of 50 games ends for Macalester College (St. Paul)

Sport awardTennis Open

US Open Women's Tennis: In the centenary women's singles final, Chris Evert-Lloyd wins her 5th US title; beats Hana Mandlíková 5-7, 6-1, 6-1

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Hana Mandlikova
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Hana Mandlikova

Birthdays in Sport

  • Joseph Yobo, Nigerian footballer (Nigerian national team captain), born in Kono, Rivers State, Nigeria
  • Samuel Peter, Nigerian-American heavyweight boxer, born in Akwa Ibom, Nigeria
  • Yuji Hamano, Japanese archer, born in Hiroshima