November 2001 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Nov 1 In the Wallabies’ 400th rugby union Test match in history, Australia routs Spain 92-10 (Australian record score) in Madrid; Matt Burke kicks an Australian record 10 conversions
  • Nov 4 Arizona beats New York Yankees, 3-2 in Game 7 at Bank One Ballpark, Phoenix for Diamondbacks' first Baseball World Series; Arizona pitchers Randy Johnson & Curt Schilling co-MVP's

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Nov 4 American tennis star Serena Williams wins the WTA Tour Championship in Munich, Germany after Lindsay Davenport defaults the final due to a knee injury; Williams' first season-ending title

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams
  • Nov 11 Federation Cup Women's Tennis, Madrid, Spain: Kim Clijsters beats Elena Dementieva 6-0, 6-4 to clinch Belgium's first title with unassailable 2-0 lead (ends, 2-1)
  • Nov 17 66th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 31-7 in Auburn
  • Nov 23 53rd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Jeff Gordon wins
  • Nov 25 89th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeats Winnipeg Blue Bombers, 27-19

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 12 Tony Miles, English chess player (b. 1955)
  • Nov 14 Juan Carlos Lorenzo, Argentine footballer (b. 1922)
  • Nov 23 Bo Belinsky, American baseball player (b. 1936)