On This Day

May 28, 1949 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • French Championships Men's Tennis: Frank Parker retains title; beats fellow American Budge Patty 6-3, 1-6, 6-1, 6-4
  • French Championships Women's Tennis: Margaret Osborne duPont wins her second French singles crown; beats Nelly Adamson Landry of France 7-5, 6-2

Birthdays in Sport

  • Shelley Hamlin, American golfer (US Open runner-up 1973), born in San Mateo, California (d. 2018)
1949 in Sport