July 2010 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jul 2 FIFA World Cup: Ghana's Black Stars, the only African team standing in the Quarter Finals of the FIFA 2010 World Cup in South Africa, are defeated by Uruguay

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 4 117th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Serena Williams beats Vera Zvonareva (6-3 6-2)

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 4 124th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Rafael Nadal beats Tomáš Berdych (6-3 7-5 6-4)

Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion
Rafael Nadal
  • Jul 11 FIFA World Cup: Spain beats the Netherlands 1-0 for football's 19th World Cup in Johannesburg (Spain's 1st title)
  • Jul 13 81st All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-1 at Angel Stadium, Anaheim
  • Jul 18 139th British Golf Open: Louis Oosthuizen shoots a 272 at St Andrews
  • Jul 25 97th Tour de France won by Andy Schleck of Luxembourg

Weddings in Sport

  • Jul 2 Miss California USA 2009 Carrie Prejean (23) weds Oakland Raiders quarterback Kyle Boller (29) in San Diego

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 10 Actress and fourth season American Idol winner Carrie Underwood (29) weds Nashville Predators ice hockey player Mike Fisher (32) at Ritz Carlton Lodge in Greensboro, Georgia

  • Jul 10 NBA star Carmelo Anthony (25) weds actress Lala Vasquez (30) at Cipriani 42nd St. in New York City
  • Jul 17 Actress Khadijah Haqq (29) weds New Orleans Saints defensive end Bobby McCray (29) at Vibiana in downtown Los Angeles
  • Jul 17 Boston Celtics star player Paul Pierce (32) weds interior-designer Julie Landrum (27) at Pelican Hill Resort in Newport Coast, California

Deaths in Sport

  • Jul 5 Bob Probert, Canadian professional ice hockey forward. (b. 1965)
  • Jul 11 Bob Sheppard, New York Yankees and New York Giants announcer, dies at 99

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 13 George Steinbrenner, American businessman and owner of the New York Yankees, dies from heart attack at 80

New York Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner
New York Yankees Owner
George Steinbrenner
  • Jul 19 Lorenzen Wright, American basketball player (b. 1975)
  • Jul 27 Jack Tatum, American football player (b. 1948)