On This Day

September 13, 1981 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Atlanta Falcons tie record of 31 points in 4th quarter (vs Green Bay)

Sport awardUS Men's Tennis Open

US Open Men's Tennis: John McEnroe wins 3rd straight US title; beats Björn Borg 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 6-3 in Borg's last Grand Slam match

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

Birthdays in Sport

  • Antonio Lopez, Spanish footballer (Atlético Madrid), born in Benidorm, Spain
  • Koldo Fernández, Spanish cyclist, born in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Basque Country, Spain