World of Sport
Sporting Highlights for 1971
Here are some of the sporting highlights in the world of sport for 1971.
Here is a time line of some significant results in the world of sport for the year 1971.
|Jan||Tennis Australia Open won by Ken Rosewall and Margaret Court|
|Feb||Super Bowl held in Miami won by Baltimore|
|April||Golf Masters won by Charles Coody|
|May||Tennis French Open won by Jan Kodes and Evonne Goolagong|
|June||Golf US Open won by Lee Trevino|
|July||the Cycling Tour de France won by Eddy Merckx|
|July||Tennis Wimbledon singles were won by Australian's John Newcombe and Evonne Goolagong|
|July||Golf British Open won by Lee Trevino|
|Aug||Golf US PGA won by Jack Nicklaus (his second title)|
|Sep||Tennis US Open won by Stan Smith and Billie Jean King|
|Oct||The Baseball World Series won by Pittsburgh Pirates|
Please note that the dates for past events are not always known, and are sometimes just placed in the month that the current event is held. If no exact date is listed, then it is just an estimated month that it was held.
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