On This Day

February 21, 2021 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport


Sport awardAustralian Men's Tennis Open

Australian Open Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković of Serbia wins a record extending 9th Australian title; dominates Russian Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-2, 6-2

Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković

Deaths in Sport

  • Doug Wilkerson, American football guard (Pro Bowl 1980–82; First-team All-Pro 1982; SD Chargers), dies at 73
  • Zlatko Saračević, Croatian handball player (145 caps Yugoslavia, 75 Croatia; Olympic gold 1996 Croatia), dies at 59
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