June 2009 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jun 6 141st Belmont: Kent Desormeaux aboard Summer Bird wins in 2:27.54

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 7 108th Men's French Open: Roger Federer beats Robin Soderling (6-1, 7-6, 6-4)

Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer
  • Jun 7 108th Women's French Open: Svetlana Kuznetsova beats Dinara Safina (6-4, 6-2)
  • Jun 12 Stanley Cup: Pittsburgh Penguins defeat Detroit Red Wings 4-3, Evgeni Malkin 1st Russian to win MVP
  • Jun 14 63rd NBA Championship: Los Angeles Lakers beat Orlando Magic, 4 games to 1
  • Jun 14 55th LPGA Championship won by Anna Nordqvist
  • Jun 22 109th US Golf Open: Lucas Glover shoots a 276 at Bethpage State Park NY

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 24 Mike Babcock is named head coach of Team Canada for the 2010 Winter Olympics (they would win the gold medal)

NHL Coach Mike Babcock
NHL Coach
Mike Babcock

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 9 Boxing legend Mike Tyson (43) weds Lakiha Spicer (32) at La Bella Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 12 Tennis ace Boris Becker (41) weds model Sharlely Kerssenberg in St Moritz, Switzerland

Tennis Legend Boris Becker
Tennis Legend
Boris Becker
  • Jun 27 "Playboy Playmate" model Kendra Wilkinson (24) weds NFL player beau Hank Baskett (26) at the Playboy Mansion in Bel Air, California

Divorces in Sport


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jun 9 Elizabeth Watson (39) divorces MLB outfielder Barry Bonds (44) due to irreconcilable differences after 11 years of marriage

MLB Legend Barry Bonds
MLB Legend
Barry Bonds

Deaths in Sport

  • Jun 9 Dick May, Former NASCAR racecar driver