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ISLE OF MAN SENIOR TT MOST SUCCESSFUL BIKES

1 Norton 19 wins

2 MV Augusta 13 wins

3 Honda 12 wins

4 Suzuki 9 wins

5 Sunbeam 4 wins

6 Yamaha 2 wins

6= Gilera 2 wins

6= Rudge 2 wins

6= Scott 2 wins

10 Kawasaki 1 win

10= BMW 1 win

10= Moto Guzzi 1 win

10= HRD 1 win

10= Douglas 1 win

10= AJS 1 win

10= Indian 1 win

FRENCH OPEN TENNIS

LAST 10 WINNERS MEN'S SINGLES.

1993-4 Sergi Bruguera (Spa)

1991-2 Jim Courier (USA)

1990 Andres Gomez (Ecu)

1989 Michael Chang (USA)

1988 Mats Wilander (Swe)

1986-87 Ivan Lendl (Cs)

1985 Mats Wilander (Swe)

LAST 10 WINNERS WOMEN'S SINGLES

1994 Arantxa Sanchez (Spa)

1993 Steffi Graf (Ger)

1990-2 Monica Seles (Yug) 1989 Arantxa Sanchez (Spa)

1987-8 Steffi Graf (Ger)

1985-6 Chris Evert Lloyd (USA)

ANNIVERSARIES

Today The first TT race took place on the Isle of Man (1907); Maiden, skippered by Tracy Edwards and an all-girl crew, sailed into Southampton at the end of the Whitbread Round the World Yacht race (1990).

Monday Births of the German showjumper Alwin Shockemohle (1935); and the National Hunt trainer Martin Pipe (1945).

Tuesday Birth of the former England fast bowler and Test cricket captain Bob Willis (1949);

Wednesday Death of the former world heavyweight boxing champion Jack Dempsey (1983); the West Indian batsman Viv Richards set a record in a one-day international, scoring 189 not out against England at Old Trafford.

Thursday The BBC broadcast its first commentary of the Epsom Derby (1927); jockey Gordon Richards was knighted (1953).

Friday Birth of the swimmer Johnny Weissmuller (1904); Lester Piggott won his first Epsom Derby at 18 on Never Say Die (1954).

Saturday Death of Brian Bevan, the most prolific try-scorer in rugby league history, aged 66 (1991); Shergar won the Epsom Derby by a record 10 lengths (1981); W.G. Grace became the first man to play Test cricket beyond the age of 50 (1899).

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