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September 2010 in Sports History

Events in Sport


Sport awardUS Open Women's Tennis

Sep 11 US Open Women's Tennis: Belgian defending champion Kim Clijsters beats Vera Zvonareva of Russia 6-2, 6-1 for her third US singles crown

Tennis Player Kim Clijsters
Tennis Player
Kim Clijsters

Sport awardUS Men's Tennis Open

Sep 13 US Open Men's Tennis: Rafael Nadal wins his first US crown; beats Novak Đoković 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2; first Spanish man to win US title since Manuel Orantes 1975

Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion
Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković

Weddings in Sport


LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 8 Grammy nominated singer Jenni Rivera (41) weds MLB pitcher Esteban Loaiza (38) at the Hummingbird Nest Ranch in Simi Valley, California

Singer Jenni Rivera
Singer
Jenni Rivera

Divorces in Sport

  • Sep 3 Pop singer Cheryl Cole (27) divorces England soccer player Ashley Cole (29) due to unreasonable behavior after 3 and a half years of marriage

Deaths in Sport

  • Sep 1 Wakanohana Kanji I, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 45th Yokozuna (b. 1928)
  • Sep 5 Shoya Tomizawa Japanese MotoGP Racer (b. 1990)
  • Sep 7 Amar Garibović, Serbian Cross Country Skier (b. 1991)
  • Sep 12 Giulio Zignoli, Italian footballer (b. 1946)
  • Sep 20 Kenny McKinley, American football player (b. 1987)
  • Sep 23 Bob Shaw, American baseball player (Chicago White Sox), dies at 77
  • Sep 27 George Blanda, American NFL kicker and quarterback (Bears, Oilers, Raiders), dies at 83