September 2013 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Sep 1 Gareth Bale transfers from Tottenham Hotspur FC to Real Madrid for an estimated world record fee of £85.3 million (€100 million)

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 8 US Open Women's Tennis: Serena Williams successfully defends her title; beats Victoria Azarenka 7-5, 6-7, 6-1

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 9 US Open Men's Tennis: Rafael Nadal wins his second US title; beats Novak Đoković 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1

Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion
Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković
  • Sep 13 Jim Furyk fires 12-under-par 59 in the 2nd round of the BMW Championship at Conway Farms GC in Lake Forest, Illinois, becoming just the 6th player to shoot sub-60 in a PGA Tour event
  • Sep 20 Alex Rodriquez sets new MLB record with 24 Grand Slam home runs for the New York Yankees
  • Sep 25 Oracle Team USA defeats Team New Zealand 9-8 to win the America's Cup

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 14 NBA player LeBron James (28) weds longtime girlfriend Savannah Brinson at the Capella Chapel in San Diego, California

Basketball Player LeBron James
Basketball Player
LeBron James

Deaths in Sport


Person of interestTommy Morrison

Sep 1 Tommy Morrison, American heavyweight boxing champion and actor, dies from multiple organ failure at 44

Heavyweight Boxer Tommy Morrison
Heavyweight Boxer
Tommy Morrison
  • Sep 5 Willie Frazier, American football player (Houston Oilers), dies at 71
  • Sep 13 James Bradford, American heavyweight weightlifter (Olympic silver 1952, 56), dies at 84
  • Sep 14 Rock Casares, American football player, dies at 82
  • Sep 18 Ken Norton, American heavyweight boxer, dies at 70
  • Sep 19 Gerrie Muhren, Dutch footballer, dies from complications from myelodysplastic syndrome at 67
  • Sep 19 Hiroshi Yamauchi, Japanese businessman (President of Nintendo, 1949-2003, owner of Seattle Mariners), dies at 85
  • Sep 27 Gates Brown, American MLB player (Detroit Tigers: 1963-75), dies at 74
  • Sep 29 L. C. Greenwood, American football player, dies from kidney failure at 67