January 27, 1927 in Sport

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • Australian Championships Men's Tennis: Gerald Patterson wins his only home title; beats countryman John Hawkes 3-6, 6-4, 3-6, 18-16, 6-3
  • Australian Championships Women's Tennis, Melbourne: Esna Boyd wins title after 5 consecutive runner-up finishes; beats Sylvia Lance Harper 5-7, 6-1, 6-2

Birthdays in Sport

  • Joe Perry, AAFC/NFL Hall of Fame fullback (SF 49ers, Balt Colts)