January 3, 1972 in Sport

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport


Sport awardTennis Open

60th Men's Australian Open: Ken Rosewall beats Malcolm Anderson (7-6, 6-3, 7-5)

Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ken Rosewall
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ken Rosewall

Sport awardTennis Open

60th Women's Australian Open: Virginia Wade beats Evonne Goolagong (6-4, 6-4)

Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion Virginia Wade
Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion
Virginia Wade

Birthdays in Sport

  • Charles Johnson, NFL wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Deborah Carter, WNBA forward (Utah Starzz)