Events in Sport in July 1964

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 3 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: In an all-Australian final Roy Emerson beats Fred Stolle 6-4, 12-10, 4-6, 6-3

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 3 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Brazilian Maria Bueno earns a 3rd Wimbledon singles title with a 6-4, 7-9, 6-3 win over Margaret Court

Tennis Champion Maria Bueno
Tennis Champion
Maria Bueno
  • Jul 7 35th MLB All Star Game, Shea Stadium, New York: NL wins 7-4 on the back of Johnny Callison's 3-run 9th inning homer
  • Jul 10 93rd British Golf Open: Tony Lema shoots a 279 at St Andrews

Sport awardGolf Major

Jul 12 US Open Women's Golf, San Diego CC: Mickey Wright wins her 4th Open in a playoff with Ruth Jessen

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Jul 14 51st Tour de France won by Jacques Anquetil of France

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 19 PGA Championship, Columbus CC: Bobby Nichols wins his only major title by 3 strokes from 'Big-2' Jack Nicklaus & Arnold Palmer; leads wire-to-wire

  • Jul 19 Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Yankee Women's Golf Open
  • Jul 21 Mildred Simpson runs female world record marathon (3:19:33)
  • Jul 26 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Women's Golf Open