On This Day

October 5, 1997 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Federation Cup Women's Tennis, Den Bosch, Netherlands: Sandrine Testud wins both her singles to lead France to 4-1 win over the Netherlands; France's first title

Deaths in Sport

  • Dave Marr, golfer/sportscaster, (PGA Championship 1965), dies of stomach cancer at 63