Events in Sport in September 1982

  • Sep 5 82nd US Golf Amateur Championship won by Jay Sigel
  • Sep 6 Pittsburgh Pirates retire Willie Stargell's #8

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 11 Chris Evert wins her 6th & final US Open Tennis match at West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills NY

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
  • Sep 11 Women's U.S. Open: Chris Evert-Lloyd beats Hana MandlĂ­ková 6-3, 6-1
  • Sep 12 Gerard Nijboer (2:15:16) & Rosa Mota (2:36:04) win marathon
  • Sep 12 Sandra Spuzich wins LPGA Mary Kay Golf Classic

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 12 102nd Men's U.S. Open: Jimmy Connors beats Ivan Lendl (6-3, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4)

Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors
Tennis Legend
Jimmy Connors
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl
  • Sep 13 Joe Lefevre gets 6 hits in one baseball game
  • Sep 14 Trevor Baxter sets skateboard high jump record of 5' 5.7"
  • Sep 17 NJ Devils 1st exhibition game, beating Caps 3-1 in Hershey Pa
  • Sep 19 New Orleans Saints 1st road shutout victory beating Chicago Bears 10-0
  • Sep 19 Sandra Haynie/Kathy McMullen wins Portland Ping Team Golf Championship
  • Sep 21 2,251 turn out to see Expos play NY Mets at Shea Stadium
  • Sep 21 NFL players begin a 57 day strike
  • Sep 22 Duleep Mendis completes twin cricket tons for Sri Lanka v India
  • Sep 25 33rd Formula One WDC: Keke Rosberg wins by five points