On This Day

July 4, 2009 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport


Sport awardWimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Serena Williams beats older sister Venus 7-6, 6-2 for her 3rd Wimbledon singles title

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams

Deaths in Sport

  • Khan Mohammad, Pakistani cricket fast bowler (13 Tests, 54 wickets; Pakistan's first ball and wicket in Test cricket), dies of prostate cancer at 81
  • Steve McNair, American NFL quarterback (Houston Oilers, Titans), dies of gunshot woulds at 36
2009 in Sport