Sporting Highlights for 1907

Here are some of the sporting highlights in the world of sport for 1907.

Australian Norman Brookes, nicknamed the “Wizard” by being able to play with disguised services and quick footwork, became the first overseas winner of the Wimbledon Men’s Singles Championship.

In this year, the world’s first specialist motor racing circuit named Brooklands was opened.

Below is a timeline of some significant results in the world of sport for the year 1907.

Date Results
Jan Tennis Australia Open won by Horace Rice
June Golf US Open won by Alec Ross
July the Cycling Tour de France won by Lucien Petit-Breton
July Tennis Wimbledon won by Norman Brookes and May Sutton
July Golf British Open won by Arnaud Massy
Sep Tennis US National Championship won by Bill Larned and Evelyn Sears
Oct The Baseball World Series won by Chicago Cubs

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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