On This Day

February 20, 2021 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport


Sport awardAustralian Open Women's Tennis

Australian Open Women's Tennis: Naomi Osaka of Japan wins her 4th major and second Australian title; beats American Jennifer Brady 6-4, 6-3

Tennis Player Naomi Osaka
Tennis Player
Naomi Osaka

Deaths in Sport

  • Mauro Bellugi, Italian soccer defender (32 caps; Inter Milan, Bologna, Napoli), dies from COVID-19 at 71
  • Stan Williams, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1960²; World Series 1959, 1990 [coach: Cincinnati Reds]; NY Yankees, LA Dodgers), dies from cardio-pulmonary illness at 84
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