On This Day

Events in Sport in July 2016

Sport awardWimbledon Women's Tennis

Jul 9 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Serena Williams beats Angelique Kerber 7-5, 6-3, equalling Steffi Graf's 22 Grand Slam singles tiles

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams
Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
  • Jul 10 UEFA European Championship, Stade de France, Saint-Denis: Eder scores in extra time as Portugal upset France, 1-0

Sport awardWimbledon Men's Tennis

Jul 10 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Scotsman Andy Murray beats Canadian Milos Raonic 6-4, 7-6, 7-6 for his 2nd Wimbledon and 3rd Grand Slam title

Tennis Champion Andy Murray
Tennis Champion
Andy Murray
  • Jul 10 US Open Women's Golf, CordeValle GC: American Brittany Lang wins her first major title by 3 strokes in a 3-hole playoff over Anna Nordqvist of Sweden

Sport awardBritish Golf Open

Jul 17 British Open Men's Golf, Royal Troon GC: Sweden's Henrik Stenson becomes first Scandinavian man to win a major title; shoots final round 63 for record 20-under par 264; wins by 3 from Phil Mickelson

  • Jul 24 103rd Tour de France won by Chris Froome of Great Britain
  • Jul 25 England fast bowler Jimmy Anderson becomes first quick to take 50 wickets against all other 7 major Test cricket-playing nations during 2nd Test against Pakistan in Manchester
  • Jul 31 PGA Championship Men's Golf, Baltusrol GC: American Jimmy Walker wins his first major by 1 shot from defending champion Jason Day of Australia
  • Jul 31 British Open Women's Golf, Woburn: Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand wins by 3 from Mo Martin & Mirim Lee