June 2011 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jun 5 110th Men's French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Roger Federer (7-5, 7-6, 5-7, 6-1)
  • Jun 5 110th Women's French Open: Li Na beats Francesca Schiavone (6-4, 7-6)
  • Jun 11 143rd Belmont: Jose Valdivia Jr aboard Ruler On Ice wins in 2:30.88
  • Jun 12 65th NBA Championship: Dallas Mavericks beat Miami Heat, 4 games to 2
  • Jun 15 Stanley Cup: Boston Bruins defeat Vancouver Canucks 4-3
  • Jun 19 111th US Golf Open: Rory McIlroy shoots a 268 at Congressional GC MD
  • Jun 26 57th LPGA Championship won by Yani Tseng

Deaths in Sport

  • Jun 7 Paul Dickson, American football player and coach (b. 1937)

Person of interestKurt Nielsen

Jun 11 Kurt Nielsen, Danish tennis player, (2-time Wimbledon runner-up), dies at 80

Tennis Player Kurt Nielsen
Tennis Player
Kurt Nielsen
  • Jun 23 Dennis Marshall, Costa Rican footballer (b. 1985)
  • Jun 24 Tomislav Ivić, Croatian football manager (b. 1933)
  • Jun 27 Mike Doyle, English former footballer (b. 1946)
  • Jun 30 Barry Bremen, American sports imposter and business man (b. 1947)