Events in Sport in July 1971

  • Jul 2 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: In an all-Australian final Evonne Goolagong beats Margaret Court 6-4, 6-1 for the first of 2 Wimbledon singles titles
  • Jul 3 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: John Newcombe of Australia beats American Stan Smith 6-3, 5-7, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 for his third and final Wimbledon singles title
  • Jul 7 MLB Commissioner Bowie Kuhn announces that Negro League players elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame to be given full membership in the Museum
  • Jul 10 100th British Golf Open: Lee Trevino shoots a 278 at Royal Birkdale
  • Jul 11 Jane Blalock wins LPGA George Washington Golf Classic
  • Jul 11 Phillies Deron Johnson 3 HRs caps his 4 in a row
  • Jul 13 42nd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 6-4 at Tiger Stadium, Detroit
  • Jul 13 All star MVP: Frank Robinson (Baltimore Orioles)

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Jul 17 Kathy Whitworth/Judy Kimball wins LPGA Four-Ball Golf Championship

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • Jul 18 58th Tour de France won by Eddy Merckx of Belgium
  • Jul 25 Judy Kimball wins LPGA O'Sullivan Ladies Golf Open
  • Jul 30 38th NFL Chicago All Star Game: Baltimore 24, All Stars 17 (52,289)
  • Jul 31 Deventer Soccer team Go Ahead Eagles forms