Events in Sport in July 2013

  • Jul 2 Reds pitcher Homer Bailey no-hits SF Giants 3-0 in Cincinnati, his second no-hitter in 10 months
  • Jul 6 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Bob & Mike Bryan beat Ivan Dogic & Marcelo Melo to be the only pair to hold all 4 majors and Olympic gold medal at same time
  • Jul 6 British & Irish Lions Rugby Union team thrash Australia 41-16 in Sydney for a 2-1 series win, their first against the Wallabies since 1997
  • Jul 6 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: In her last appearance at a major Marion Bartoli of France beats German Sabine Lisicki 6-1, 6-4 for her only Grand Slam title

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 7 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Andy Murray beats Novak Đoković 6-4. 7-5. 6-4 to become the first British man to win a Wimbledon singles title since 1936

Tennis Champion Andy Murray
Tennis Champion
Andy Murray
Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković
  • Jul 15 18 people are killed and 47 are injured in a riot following a boxing match in Indonesia
  • Jul 16 84th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-0 at Citi Field, New York

Sport awardSports Awards

Jul 17 21st ESPY Awards: LeBron James, Serena Williams win

Basketball Player LeBron James
Basketball Player
LeBron James
Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams

Sport awardGolf Major

Jul 21 British Open Golf, Muirfield: Phil Mickelson wins his 5th major, by 3 strokes from Henrik Stenson of Sweden

  • Jul 21 100th Tour de France won by Chris Froome of Great Britain

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 22 Mike Babcock is again named head coach of Team Canada, this time for the 2014 Winter Olympics (they would repeat as gold medalists)

NHL Coach Mike Babcock
NHL Coach
Mike Babcock

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 29 British Open Seniors Golf, Royal Birkdale: American Mark Wiebe wins in a playoff with Bernhard Langer of Germany

Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion Bernhard Langer
Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion
Bernhard Langer