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2009
   winner of the Australian Open Men's Singles was   
Rafael Nadal
2009
   winner of the Australian Open Women's Singles was   
Serena Williams
2009
   winner was   
Manchester United
Manchester United 0 Tottenham Hotspur 0 won on penalties 4-1
2009
   Grand National was won by   
Mon Mome
Jockey: Liam Treadwell, Trainer: Venetia Williams, Owner: Vida Bingham, 100/1
2009
   winner of The Masters was   
Angel Cabrera
First golfer from Argentina to win The Masters. won a "sudden death" playoff with Kenny Perry and Chad Campbell on the second playoff hole.
2009
   champions were   
North Carolina
Won their 5th national title. North Carolina 89, Michigan State 72
2009
   World Snooker Championship winner was   
John Higgins
Beat Shaun Murphy 18-9
2009
   the winner was   
Mine That Bird
Calvin Borel up, Trainer Bennie Woolley Jr., Owner, Double Eagle Ranch, Time 2:02.66
2009
   Preakness Stakes winner was   
Rachel Alexandra
The first filly to win the Preakness Stakes since Nellie Morse in 1924. Calvin Borel onboard, Steve Asmussen, Trainer, Jess Jackson, Owner. Time 1:55.08
2009
   winner was   
Summer Bird
Kent Desormeaux up, Trainer: Tim Ice, Owner: Kalarikkal K. Jayaraman, time 2:27.54
2009
   Tony Award winner for Best Musical was   
Billy Elliot, The Musical
2009
   the winner was   
Svetlana Kuznetsova
Defeated Dinara Safina 6-4 6-2
2009
   winner of the French Open Men's Singles was   
Roger Federer
Wins his 14th Grand Slam title to tie Pete Sampras for the most career Men's championships. completed a career grand slam by winning his first French Open. defeated Robin Soderling 6-1 7-6(1) 6-4
Mark Buehrle
   pitched a perfect game on   
July 23rd 2009
Chicago White Sox 5, Tampa Bay Rays 0 at Chicago, Illinois -- 30 years old
2009
   winner of the Tour de France was   
Alberto Contador
Spain
2009
   Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion was   
Serena Williams
Defeated her older sister Venus Williams 7-6(3), 6-2 to claim her 3rd singles title.
2009
   Wimbledon Men's Singles champion was   
Roger Federer
Defeated Andy Roddick 5–7, 7–6(6), 7–6(5), 3–6, 16–14. Their match lasted 77 games breaking the record for a Grand Slam match of 71 games set in the 1927 Australian Open. The fifth set with a score of 16-14 was the longest fifth set in a Grand Slam men's final surpassing the 11-9 score in the 1927 French Open men's final. Roger won his 15th Grand Slam title passing Pete Sampras with the most mens Grand Slam wins in history.
2009
   the winner was   
Stewart Cink
Won his first Open title beating Tom Watson in a 4 hole playoff by 6 strokes at Turnberry Resort in Ayrshire, Scotland. This also was Cink's first Major golf title.
2009
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Kim Clijsters
D. Caroline Wozniacki 7-5, 6-3, she became the first unseeded player and wildcard to win the tournament
2009
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
Juan Martín Del Potro
D. Roger Federer 3-6, 7-6(5), 4-6, 7-6(4), 6-2, he is the tallest ever Grand slam champion 6ft, 6ins
2009
   Melbourne Cup winner was   
Shocking
Jockey - Corey Brown, Trainer - Mark Kavanagh, Owner - Eales Racing Pty Ltd, Time - 3.23.87
2009
   BBC Sports Personality of the Year was   
Ryan Giggs
Manchester United and Wales footballer
2009
   Eurovision Song Contest winner was   
Norway
"Fairytale" performed by Alexander Rybak
2009
   the winner was   
Mark Ingram Jr
RB from University of Alabama
2009
   winner of the Australian Rules Premiership was   
Geelong Cats
2009
   Formula One Drivers' Championship winner was   
Jensen Button
Driving a Brawn
2009
   the winner was the   
Pittsburgh Penguins
2009
   was won by   
Los Angeles Lakers
Defeated the Orlando Magic
2009
   was won by   
LeBron James
2009
   Time 'Person of the Year' was   
Ben Bernanke
Is an American economist, and is the current (14th) Chairman of the US Federal Reserve
Carol Ann Duffy
   was appointed in   
2009
Appointed by Elizabeth II – The World’s Wife
January 20, 2009
   the oath was recited by   
Barack Obama
West Front, U.S. Capitol by John Roberts, Chief Justice of Supreme Court
2009
   World Series Champions were the   
New York Yankees
4-2 vs Philadelphia Phillies MVP: Hideki Matsui
2009
    the PDC championship was won by   
Phil Taylor
Beat Raymond Van Barnevald
2009
   the winner was   
The Hurt Locker
Directed by Kathyrn Bigelow
2009
   player of the year was   
Steven Gerrard
Liverpool
2009
   Young Player of the year was   
Ashley Young
Aston Villa
2009
   player of the year was   
Ryan Giggs
Manchester United
2009
   the winner was   
Leinster
(Ireland), won 19-16 against Leicester
2009
   the winner was   
Barack Obama
For his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomancy and co-operation between peoples
2009
   Playboy Playmate of the Year was   
Ida Ljungqvist
2009
   winner of the Mercury Music Prize was   
Speech Debelle
Speech Therapy
2009
   Bands of America Grand National winner was   
Avon High School
Avon, Indiana 2009 was the first year that Bands of America implemented a fourth competing class in their competitive format. Avon was the first ever Grand National Class 4A Champion
2009
   Palme d'Or winner was   
The White Ribbon
Directed by Michael Haneke
2009
   was won by   
Niche Market
Jockey: Harry Skelton, Trainer: Bob Buckler
2009
   winners of the Premiership were   
Manchester United
2009
   winners of the FA Cup were   
Chelsea
Chelsea 2 Everton 1
2009
   UEFA Champions League winners were   
Barcelona
Spain
2009
   winner of the Portugal Championship was   
Porto
2009
   President of the United States was   
Barack Obama






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