On This Day

February 1, 1954 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • Australian Championships Men's Tennis: Mervyn Rose wins his first Grand Slam title; beats fellow Australian Rex Hartwig 6-2, 0-6, 6-4, 6-2
  • Australian Championships Women's Tennis: In an all-Australian final Thelma Coyne Long beats Jenny Staley 6-3, 6-4 for the 2nd of her 2 Australian singles titles
  • Dutch soccer club De Graafschap "The County" forms in Doetinchem, Netherlands