On This Day

September 5, 1938 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • Davis Cup Final, Philadelphia: Don Budge beats Adrian Quist of Australia 8-6, 6-1, 6-2 to wrap up the tie for the United States 3-2
  • International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Philadelphia, PA: US retain title as Don Budge beats Australian Adrian Quist 8-6, 6-1, 6-2 for unbeatable 3-1 lead; ends 3-2