On This Day

January 19, 1963 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

Sport awardAustralian Men's Tennis Open

Australian Championships Men's Tennis: Roy Emerson wins 1st of 5 straight Australian titles; beats countryman Ken Fletcher 6-3, 6-3, 6-1

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson
  • Australian Championships Women's Tennis: Margaret Court beats Jan Lehane O'Neill for 4th consecutive year 6-2, 6-2

Birthdays in Sport

  • Michael Adams, American NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets), born in Hartford, Connecticut