Sporting Highlights for 1901

Here are some of the sporting highlights in the world of sport for 1901.

In 1901 the Tottenham Hotspurs (Football/Soccer) defeated Sheffield United to became the first non-league club to win the Football Association (FA) Cup.

In this year, boxing became a legal sport. Lastly, did you know that on December 14, 1901, the first table tennis tournament took place in London?

Below is a timeline of some significant results in the world of sport for the year 1901.

Date Results
June Golf US Open won by Willie Anderson
July Tennis Wimbledon won by Arthur Gore and Charlotte Sterry
July Golf British Open won by James Braid
Sep Tennis US National Championship won by Bill Larned and Elizabeth Moore

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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