August 18, 1923 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport


Sport awardTennis Open

37th U.S. Women's National Championship: Helen Wills Moody beats Molla Bjurstedt Mallory (6-2, 6-1)

Tennis Player Helen Wills Moody
Tennis Player
Helen Wills Moody
  • Australasian Championships Men's Tennis, Brisbane: Pat O'Hara Wood wins his 2nd Australasian title; beats fellow Australian Bert St John 6-1, 6-1, 6-3
  • Australasian Championships Women's Tennis, Brisbane: Margaret Molesworth retains title; beats Esna Boyd 6-1, 7-5

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jahangir Khan Irani, cricket wicketkeeper for India (1947-8 Aust tour)
  • Jenni Irani, Indian cricketer, born in Karachi (d. 1982)
  • Sadu Shinde, cricketer (Indian leg-spinner late 1940's/early 1950's)