Events in Sport in September 1970

  • Sep 2 1st tennis tie break at a Grand Slam (US Open) (9 pt sudden death)
  • Sep 7 White Sox use record 41 players in doubleheader & lose both games
  • Sep 9 Feyenoord wins soccer's Club World Cup
  • Sep 13 1st NYC Marathon won by Gary Muhrcke in 2:31:38
  • Sep 13 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Wendell-West Golf Open

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 13 90th Men's U.S. Open: Ken Rosewall beats Tony Roche (2-6, 6-4, 7-6, 6-3)

Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ken Rosewall
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ken Rosewall
Tennis Player and Coach Tony Roche
Tennis Player and Coach
Tony Roche

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 13 90th Women's U.S. Open: Margaret Court beats Rosemary Casals (6-2, 2-6, 6-1)

Tennis Player Rosemary Casals
Tennis Player
Rosemary Casals
  • Sep 21 Oakland A's Vida Blue no-hits Minnesota Twins, 6-0
  • Sep 23 Gary Muhrcke wins 1st NY Marathon
  • Sep 26 Judy Rankin wins LPGA Lincoln-Mercury Golf Open
  • Sep 27 Ken Boswell sets 2nd baseman record of 85 games without an error
  • Sep 28 Intrepid (US) beats Gretel II (Aust) in 22nd America's Cup