On This Day

January 29, 1940 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • Australian Championships men's Tennis: Australian Adrian Quist beats countryman Jack Crawford 6-3, 6-1, 6-2 for his 2nd Australian title
  • Australian Championships Women's Tennis: Nancye Wynne Bolton wins her 2nd Australian singles titles; beats Thelma Coyne 5-7, 6-4, 6-0

Birthdays in Sport

  • Kunimitsu Takahashi, Japanese motorcycle racer and racing driver