On This Day

September 6, 1954 in Sport

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport


Sport awardUS Men's Tennis Open

US Men's National Championship: Vic Seixas beats Australian Rex Hartwig 3-6, 6-2, 6-4, 6-4

Tennis Player Vic Seixas
Tennis Player
Vic Seixas
  • US National Championship Women's Tennis: Doris Hart beats Louise Brough Clapp 6-8, 6-1, 8-6 for the 1st of her 2 US singles titles

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jon Erikson, American swimmer 1st to triple cross English Channel (1981) (d. 2014)