September 2012 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Sep 9 Armenia wins the 40th FIDE Chess Olympiad

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 9 US Open Women's Tennis: Serena Williams wins her 4th US title; beats Victoria Azarenka 6-2, 2-6, 7-5

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 10 US Open Men's Tennis: Andy Murray of Scotland wins his first Grand Slam event; beats defending champion Novak Đoković 7-6, 7-5, 2-6, 3-6, 6-2

Tennis Champion Andy Murray
Tennis Champion
Andy Murray
Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković
  • Sep 16 NHL locks out its players after the expiry of the collective bargaining agreement
  • Sep 30 Ryder Cup Golf, Medinah CC: Europe retains Cup 14½-13½; win 8 and tie 1 of the 12 singles matches after trailing 10-6

Deaths in Sport

  • Sep 6 Art Modell [Arthur Bertram], American businessman (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens, Modells Stores), dies from heart failure at 87 (b. 1925)
  • Sep 11 Sergio Livingstone, Chilean football player and journalist, dies from natural causes at 92
  • Sep 18 Jack Kralick, American MLB pitcher, dies from complications from strokes at 77
  • Sep 23 Corrie Sanders, South African boxer, shot dead at 46
  • Sep 30 Barbara Ann Scott, Canadian figure skater, dies at 84