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Today In Sports History for Sept. 11

...Tennis Club in Forest Hills, Guillermo Vilas beats Jimmy Connors 2-6, 6-3, 7-6, 6-0, for the men's singles...defeating Hana Mandlikova, 6-3, 6-1.1983 - Jimmy Connors wins his second consecutive and fifth overall singles...
Today In Sports History for Sept. 7

...He breaks the record of 6,033 set by Johnny Longden four years earlier.1975 - Spain's Manuel Orantes upsets Jimmy Connors 6-4, 6-3, 6-3 to win the U.S. Open men's title.1980 - John McEnroe defeats Bjorn Borg of Sweden 7-6...
Today in sports history for Sept. 2

...Atlanta's Gerald Riggs rushes for 202 yards and scores two touchdowns as the Falcons beat New Orleans 36-28.1991 - Jimmy Connors turns 39 years old and comes back from a two-sets-to-one and a 2-5 fifth-set deficit to defeat 24-year-old...
Today In Sports History for July 8

...the women's doubles title; and pairs with Owen Davidson for the mixed doubles title.1984 - John McEnroe routs Jimmy Connors 6-1, 6-1, 6-2 in 100-degree heat to win Wimbledon.1990 - West Germany wins the World Cup, with Andreas...
Djokovic beats Federer for title

...five Australian Opens and one U.S. Open, and his nine major titles push him ahead of folks such as Andre Agassi, Jimmy Connors and Ivan Lendl and put the 28-year-old Serb more than halfway to Federer's record of 17."He's clearly making...
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No. 1 Djokovic, No. 2 Federer in final today

...left shoulder won't be a problem Sunday - would raise his major title count to nine, one more than Andre Agassi, Jimmy Connors, Ivan Lendl, Fred Perry or Ken Rosewall.No one has won two Wimbledon championships in a row since Federer collected...
Today in sports history for Thursday, Feb.26

...while the Americans win 25 medals overall, including nine gold.2007 - Roger Federer reaches a new milestone breaking Jimmy Connors' 30-year-old mark with his 161st week at the top of the ATP rankings. Connors set his record from July 1974 to...
Bouchard, Halep lose Wimbledon openers; Federer, Nadal win

...Putintseva of Kazakhstan.OLD HANDAt 37, Tommy Haas is the oldest man to win a match at the All England Club since Jimmy Connors was 38 in 1991. After getting past 86th-ranked Dusan Lajovic in four sets in the first round, Haas will have a...
Today in sports history

...victory over Nancy Richey.1976 - Jimmy Connors beats Bjorn Borg in four sets...1-6, 7-6, 7-6.1982 - Jimmy Connors wins the U.S. Open for the...victory over Nancy Richey. 1976 - Jimmy Connors beats Bjorn Borg in four sets...
Today in Sports History

...straight, for 333 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Packers in a 41-38 overtime victory over Houston.1992 - Jimmy Connors loses to Ivan Lendl, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-0, in his record 115th and final U.S. Open singles match.1993...


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