Sport Events in September 1999
Ace athlete Jyotirmoyee Sikdar is awarded the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna; coaches Bahadur Singh, Hargobind Singh (athletics) and Gurbax Singh Sandhu (boxing) the Dronacharya awards during the Arjuna awards function at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, Delhi.
Long distance swimmer Bula Choudhary became the first Asian woman to cross the English channel twice.
Vijay Kumar, the professional from Lucknow, won The Hindu Open golf in Chennai.
Tennis star Jana Novotna announced at the U.S. Open that she'd retire at the end of the year.
Mahesh Bhupathi and Ai Sugiyama won the mixed doubles title in the U.S. Open.
Top seed Bhupathi and Paes finished runner-up in the U.S. Open doubles, losing to Sebastien Lareau and Alex O'Brien in the final.
India's Sachin Ratti won the men's singles title in the New Zealand international badminton championship, defeating top seed and world No. 23 Rio Suryana of Australia in the final.
American teenager Serena Williams bagged the women's singles at the U.S. Open.
Andre Agassi won the U.S. Open men's singles.
Mr. A. C. Muthiah was elected president and Kapil Dev the senior coach at the BCCI's AGM in Jaipur.
Former Test all-rounder Chandu Borde was re-appointed chairman of National selection committee on Day Two of the BCCI AGM in Jaipur.
India's Krishnan Sasikiran and China's Wang Yu bagged the boys' and girl's titles respectively in the Asian junior chess championship in Vung Tau City, Vietnam.
VIII SAF Games was inaugurated in Kathmandu.