On This Day

June 2, 1962 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport


Sport awardFrench Open Men's Tennis

French Championships Men's Tennis: In an all-Australian final Rod Laver beats Roy Emerson 3-6, 2-6, 6-3, 9-7, 6-2; 2nd leg of Laver's 1st Grand Slam

Tennis Player Rod Laver
Tennis Player
Rod Laver
Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson
  • French Championships Women's Tennis: In an all-Australian final Margaret Smith beats doubles partner Lesley Turner 6-3, 3-6, 7-5

Birthdays in Sport

  • Darnell Coles, baseball player
1962 in Sport