Wikipedia:Simple News/06-07-09/The News in Brief/Sport
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- Roger Federer won the men's Wimbledon tennis Grand Slam 5-7 7-6 (8-6) 7-6 (7-5) 3-6 16-14. It is his record 15th Grand Slam title, beating Pete Sampras' 14 Grand Slam titles.
- A cricket umpire died after he was hit on the head by a ball.
- The Tour de France, a cycling race around France started.
- The British and Irish Lions rugby team beat South Africa in their last match in Johannesburg.
- Serena Williams beat her sister Venus to win the ladies' Wimbledon tennis Grand Slam.
- Serena Williams and Venus Williams win the ladies doubles Wimbledon tennis Grand Slam
- India beat West Indies in the ongoing cricket series to lead the latter 2-1.