September 2007 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Sep 1 Clay Buchholz becomes first Boston Red Sox rookie to pitch a no-hitter. In just his second MLB appearance; beats Baltimore Orioles 10-0 at Fenway Park
  • Sep 1 Tyson Gay helps US win the men's 4 x 100m relay at the world track & field championships in Osaka, Japan to join Carl Lewis and Maurice Greene as the only men to win 3 gold medals at one world meet
  • Sep 1 In one of the biggest upsets in college football history, 109,218 fans see Appalachian State's Corey Lynch block a Jason Gingell 37-yard field goal attempt with 6 seconds remaining to inspire an epic 34-32 win v Michigan at Ann Arbor
  • Sep 8 US Open Women's Tennis: Belgian Justine Henin-Hardenne wins her second US title; beats Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia 6-1, 6-3

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 9 US Open Men's Tennis: Roger Federer wins 4th consecutive US title; beats Novak Đoković (7-6, 7-6, 6-4

Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer
Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković
  • Sep 9 127th Women's U.S. Open: Justin Henin beats Svetlana Kuznetsova (6-1, 6-3)
  • Sep 16 Solheim Cup Women's Golf, Halmstad GK, Sweden: US retains Cup 16-12; after trailing by a point US dominates singles 8½-3½
  • Sep 16 Federation Cup Women's Tennis, Moscow, Russia: Svetlana Kuznetsova beats Francesca Schiavonea of Italy 4-6, 7-6, 7-5 to give Russia an unassailable 3-0 lead (ends, 4-0)
  • Sep 30 FIFA Women's World Cup Final: Birgit Prinz & Simone Laudehr score as Germany beats Brazil 2-0 in Shanghai, China

Weddings in Sport

  • Sep 29 Olympic downhill skier Lindsey Kildow (23) weds former Olympic skier Thomas Vonn (31) at the Silver Lake Lodge in Deer Valley, Utah

Deaths in Sport

  • Sep 1 Viliam Schrojf, Slovak footballer, dies at 76
  • Sep 11 Ian Porterfield, Manager of Armenia National Football Club (b. 1946)
  • Sep 15 Colin Steele McRae, British rally driver, dies following a helicopter crash at 39
  • Sep 20 Johnny Gavin, Irish footballer, dies at 79
  • Sep 21 Hallgeir Brenden, Norwegian Olympic gold medalist (b. 1929)
  • Sep 22 Bodinho, Brazilian footballer (b. 1928)
  • Sep 26 Bill Wirtz, American longtime Chicago Blackhawks owner, dies at 77