On This Day

September 5, 1990 in Sport

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport


Sport awardUS Men's Tennis Open

#12 seed Pete Sampras ends #3 Ivan Lendl's bid for 9th straight US Open final with classic 6-4, 7-6, 3-6, 4-6, 6-2 quarter final win; goes on to win 1st career Grand Slam title

Tennis Player Pete Sampras
Tennis Player
Pete Sampras
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl

Birthdays in Sport

  • Kim Yu-Na, Korean figure skater, born in Wonmi-gu, South Korea