1968 Tennis world - Tennis Review

1968 Tennis world

Tennis opened up in 1968

Here are some of the sporting highlights in the world of sport for 1968. The major events of this year in sport were the Summer and Winter Olympic Games. In the second ever Super Bowl, Green Bay were again victorious.

A memorable event of this year was Bob Beamon's 8.90m long jump in the 1968 Summer Olympics.

The US National Tennis Championship was opened up to professionals, becoming the US Open.

Here is a timeline of some significant results in the world of sport for the year 1968.

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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