April 2017 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Apr 2 American golfer Lexi Thompson loses ANA Inspiration in Racho Mirage because of TV viewer emailing earlier infringement
  • Apr 9 81st Masters Golf Tournament: Spanaird Sergio Garcia wins his 1st major after beating Justin Rose in a playoff

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 22 Ilie Năstase thrown off tennis court for insulting British female players during Fed Cup play-off against Romania in Constanta

Tennis Champion Ilie Năstase
Tennis Champion
Ilie Năstase
  • Apr 26 Gift Ngoepe becomes 1st black African to play in Major League Baseball, for the Pittsburgh Pirates

Weddings in Sport

  • Apr 14 Actress and model Nicky Whelan (36) weds former NFL player-turned-actor Kerry Rhodes (34) at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles

Deaths in Sport

  • Apr 6 Bob Cerv, American baseball player (Yankees), dies at 91
  • Apr 23 Kenny Sears, American NBA player (NY Knicks), dies at 83
  • Apr 28 Luis Olmo, pioneering Puerto Rican NBA player (Brooklyn Dodgers), dies at 97