On This Day

September 6, 2020 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport


Sport awardUS Men's Tennis Open

World #1 tennis player Novak Đoković is sensationally disqualified in 4th round of US Open after hitting a ball in frustration, striking a line judge; trailed Pablo Carreño Busta 5-6 in 1st set

Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković

Deaths in Sport

  • Lou Brock, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (6 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1964, 67; 8 × NL stolen base leader; St Louis Cardinals), dies from multiple myeloma at 81
  • Tom Jernstedt, American Basketball Hall of Fame administrator (NCAA 1972-2010), dies at 75
2020 in Sport