Events in Sport in July 2011

  • Jul 1 NBA owners begin the second player lockout in 12 years, shortening the season by 16 games before a salary agreement was reached

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 2 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Czech left hander Petra Kvitová wins her first Grand Slam title beating Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-4

Tennis Player Maria Sharapova
Tennis Player
Maria Sharapova
  • Jul 2 American twin brothers Bob & Mike Bryan earn their record equalling 11th Grand Slam doubles title with a straight sets win over Robert Lindstedt & Horia Tecău at Wimbledon

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 3 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković of Serbia beats Spaniard Rafael Nadal 6-4, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 for his first Wimbledon title

Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion
Rafael Nadal
  • Jul 9 Super Rugby Final: Queensland Reds beat Canterbury Crusaders 18-13 at home at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane for their first SR title
  • Jul 11 US Open Women's Golf, The Boardmoor: Ryu So-yeon wins her first major in a playoff with fellow South Korean Hee Hung Seo
  • Jul 12 82nd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-1 at Chase Field, Phoenix
  • Jul 17 140th British Golf Open: Darren Clarke shoots a 275 at Royal St George's Golf Club
  • Jul 17 FIFA Women's World Cup Final: 2-2 a.e.t. but Japan beats US 3-1 on penalties in Frankfurt, Germany
  • Jul 24 98th Tour de France won by Cadel Evans of Australia
  • Jul 24 British Open Seniors Golf, Walton Heath: Russ Cochran wins by 2 shots from fellow American Mark Calcavecchia