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On This Day - July 3 2010 - Serena Williams wins her fourth Wimbledon title

Serena Williams celebrates Wimbledon success

ON THIS DAY  

1977: Britain's Barry Sheene won the Belgian Grand Prix 500cc race at an average speed of 135.07mph, the fastest ever recorded at a world championship motorcycle race.

1997: Celtic appointed former Holland international Wim Jansen as head coach. He went on to lead the club to their first Scottish championship title in 10 years in his only season in charge.

2001: Arsenal signed Sol Campbell from north London neighbours Tottenham on a free transfer.

2004: Tyrone beat Down 1-15 to 0-10 in round two of the All-Ireland Qualifiers.

2005: Number one seed Roger Federer won his third Wimbledon title by beating Andy Roddick 6-2 7-6 (7/2) 6-4 in the men's singles final.

2010: Serena Williams won her fourth Wimbledon title by beating Russian Vera Zvonareva 6-3 6-2 in the final.

2010: Kildare beat Antrim 1-15 to 0-9 in a replay - first round of the All-Ireland Qualifiers

2015: Manchester City had their restrictions on transfer spending and Champions League squad size lifted after meeting their financial fair play target.

BIRTHDAYS

Sir Richard Hadlee (cricket) - New Zealand's record-breaking all-rounder who was the first man to take 400 Test wickets, born 1951.

Bobby Skinstad (rugby union) - Former South Africa captain, born 1976.

Sebastian Vettel (motor racing) - Four-time Formula One world champion, born 1987.

Winston Reid (soccer) - West Ham's New Zealand defender, born 1988.

Will Grigg (soccer) - Wigan's Northern Ireland international striker, born 1991.

PA SPORT QUIZ

1 Who knocked Novak Djokovic out of Wimbledon on Saturday?

2 Who knocked Monaghan out of the Ulster SFC on Saturday?

3 Which Scottish League Two side are nicknamed The Blue Brazil?

4 Which golfer won The Open in 2013?

5 Which club team does Gareth Bale play for?

SPORT ON TV

Today (Sunday, July 3)

GAA: Kerry v Tipperary 2pm, Kilkenny v Galway 4pm RTE 1.40pm; The Sunday Game 21.30

SOCCER: Euro 2016 quarter-final, France v Iceland - BBC1/ITV 2000; MLS, Sporting Kansas City v Columbus Crew - Sky Sports 1 0000 (Mon).

TENNIS: Wimbledon 2016 - Setanta Sports Ireland 1530.

CRICKET: Women's first T20 International, England v Pakistan - Sky Sports 2 1400.

CYCLING: Tour de France - Eurosport 1315, ITV4 1400.

GOLF: European Tour, French Open - Sky Sports 4 1200; World Golf Championship, The Bridgestone Invitational - Sky Sports 4 1700.

MOTOR RACING: Formula 1, Austrian Grand Prix - Sky Sports F1 1230, Setanta Sports Ireland 1300; World Rally Championship - BT Sport 1 0800 and BT Sport 2 1100.

ROWING: Henley Royal Regatta - BT Sport 1 1100.

BASEBALL: MLB, New York Mets v Chicago Cubs and Atlanta Braves v Miami Marlins - BT Sport/ESPN 1800 and 0100 (Mon).

Tomorrow (Monday, July 4)

Monday, July 4

TENNIS: Wimbledon 2016 - BBC2 England 1130, Setanta Sports Ireland 1130, BBC1 1345.

CYCLING: Tour de France - Eurosport 1 1315, ITV4 1400.

RACING: Ripon, Windsor and Roscommon - Sky Sports 2 1900.

SPEEDWAY: Swindon Robins v Coventry Bees - Sky Sports 1 1930.

BASEBALL: MLB, San Francisco Giants v Colorado Rockies - BT Sport/ESPN 2100; Cleveland Indians v Detroit Tigers - BT Sport/ESPN 1200 (Tue).

 

Answers: 1 Sam Querrey; 2 Donegal; 3 Cowdenbeath; 4 Phil Mickelson; 5 Real Madrid

 

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