On This Day

September 1, 1994 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport


Sport awardUS Men's Tennis Open

8-time major winner Ivan Lendl (34) plays his final professional tennis match; forced to retire with back pain trailing Bernd Karbacher of Germany 6-4, 7-6, 1-0 in the 2nd round of the US Open

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

Deaths in Sport

  • Wallis Mathias, cricketer (scored 783 in 21 Tests for Pakistan), dies