On This Day

September 7, 1942 in Sport

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • US National Championship Men's Tennis: American Ted Schroeder wins his 1st of 2 Grand Slam events; beats countryman Frank Parker 8-6, 7-5, 3-6, 4-6, 6-2
  • US National Championship Women's Tennis: Pauline Betz beats Louise Brough Clapp 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 for her 1st of 3 straight US singles titles

Birthdays in Sport

  • Alan Oakes, British footballer (Manchester City), born in Winsford, England