July 2016 in Sport

Events in Sport

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 9 123rd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Serena Williams beats Angelique Kerber 7-5, 6-3, equalling Steffi Graf's 22 grand slam singles tiles

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams
Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
  • Jul 10 UEFA European Championship: Eder scores in extra time as Portugal upset France 1-0 in Saint-Denis

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 10 130th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Andy Murray beats Canadian Milos Raonic 6-4, 7-6 (7-3), 7-6 (7-2) for his third major title

Tennis Champion Andy Murray
Tennis Champion
Andy Murray
  • Jul 17 145th British Golf Open Championship: Swede Henrik Stenson shoots a record 264 to win at Royal Troon Golf Club, Scotland
  • Jul 24 103rd Tour de France won by Chris Froome of Great Britain
  • Jul 31 98th PGA Championship: Jimmy Walker wins his first major by 1 shot at Baltusrol Golf Club

Weddings in Sport

  • Jul 6 NFL quarterback Russell Wilson (27) weds singer-songwriter Ciara (30) at the Peckforton Castle in Cheshire, England
  • Jul 12 German footballer Bastian Schweinsteiger (31) marries Spanish tennis player Ana Ivanovic (27) in Venice, Italy
  • Jul 12 Tennis player Ana Ivanovic (28) weds midfielder football player Bastian Schweinsteiger (31) in Venice, Italy

Deaths in Sport

  • Jul 3 Lou Fontinato, Canadian ice hockey player, dies at 84
  • Jul 16 Nate Thurmond, NBA star (Cleveland Cavaliers), dies of leukemia at 74