September 2015 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Sep 12 135th Women's U.S. Open: Flavia Pennetta of Italy beats fellow Italian Roberta Vinci (7-6, 4-7, 6-2)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 13 Lydia Ko of New Zealand becomes the youngest winner of a golf major winning the Evian Championship in France aged 18yrs, 142 days

Golfer Lydia Ko
Golfer
Lydia Ko

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 13 135th Men's U.S. Open: Novak Đoković beats Roger Federer (6–4, 5–7, 6–4, 6–4)

Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer
  • Sep 19 Japan beats South Africa 34-32 in Brighton, England in the biggest upset in Rugby World Cup history

Weddings in Sport

  • Sep 5 Actress Erika Christensen (33) weds cyclist Cole Maness in Palm Springs, California

Deaths in Sport

  • Sep 5 Patricia Canning Todd, American tennis player, dies at 93
  • Sep 8 Joaquín Andújar, Dominican professional baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), dies at 62
  • Sep 13 Moses Malone, American NBA center "Chairman of the Boards"( Philadelphia 76ers), dies at 60
  • Sep 13 Brian Close, English cricketer (played for England between 1949 & 1976), dies at 84
  • Sep 17 Peter Heatly, Scottish diver and Chairman of the Commonwealth Games Federation, dies at 91

Person of interestYogi Berra

Sep 22 Yogi Berra [Lawrence Peter Berra], American baseball catcher, coach and manager (NY Yankees, Mets), dies at 90

MLB Catcher and Manager Yogi Berra
MLB Catcher and Manager
Yogi Berra
  • Sep 27 Frank Tyson, English cricketer ("Typhoon Tyson" pace bowler), dies at 85