On This Day

Events in Sport in July 1890

  • Jul 4 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Lena Rice becomes the only Irish female to win at Wimbledon beating May Jacks 6-4, 6-1
  • Jul 7 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Irishman Willoughby Hamilton wins his only Wimbledon title beating 7-time champion William Renshaw 6-8, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1, 6-1
  • Jul 23 Jack Barrett carries his cricket bat for Australia at Lord's (67)