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Today In Sports History for August 30

...Diane Fromholtz, 7-6, 6-2, to become the youngest person to play a match at the U.S. Open. Later in the day, John McEnroe defeats Ilie Nastase, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, in a match that features Nastase being defaulted by chair umpire...
Today In Sports History for Sept. 1

...States 3-2 to take the Davis Cup.1970 - The United States sweeps West Germany 5-0 to capture the Davis Cup.1977 - John McEnroe plays his first U.S. Open match and receives his first Open code of conduct penalty in a 6-1, 6-3 first-round...
Today in sports history for Sept. 8

...Open with a three-set triumph over Evonne Goolagong.1985 - Ivan Lendl wins his first U.S. Open title, defeating John McEnroe 7-6, 6-3, 6-4.1990 - Gabriela Sabatini prevents Steffi Graf from winning her third consecutive Grand Slam...
Today In Sports History for Sept. 13

...The Falcons score touchdowns on a punt return, two by passes, an interception return and a fumble return.1981 - John McEnroe defeats Bjorn Borg to win his third straight men's singles title in the U.S. Open.1987 - Ivan Lendl beats Mats...
Today In Sports History for Sept. 7

...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, 6-1, 6-7, 5-7, 6-4 to win his second straight U.S. Open men's title...
Today In Sports History for July 4's title three straight times.1980 - Bjorn Borg of Sweden wins his fifth men's title at Wimbledon, defeating John McEnroe 1-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-7, 8-6.1992 - Andre Agassi beats Goran Ivanisevic 6-7 (8-10), 6-4, 6-4...
Today In Sports History for July 8

...with Rosie Casals for 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...
'Find your gift,' Pillars speaker says in talk of overcoming obstacles

...has obstacles, Crawford said, and everyone has gifts. He focused his energy on tennis, and while he didn't beat John McEnroe, he did achieve great things. Now his focus is on speaking - something he does with humor and openness - and encouraging...
Today in sports history for Wednesday, Apr. 15

...tiebreaker at the Monte Carlo Masters. Federer's 35-1 record this year is the best start on the men's tour since John McEnroe was 39-0 in 1984.2005 - Two-time Olympic champion Steven Lopez of the United States wins his third world taekwondo...
Today In Sports History for June 9

...the first No. 1 vs. No. 2 for the men's title at Roland Garros since in 1984, when Ivan Lendl beat top-ranked John McEnroe. Top-ranked Federer meets defending champion Rafael Nadal, who has a record 59 wins in a row on clay.2007 - Justine...


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