On This Day

December 13, 1982 in Sport

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • Australian Open Men's Tennis: South African Johan Kriek wins 2nd straight Australian title; repeats previous year's win over American Steve Denton 6-3, 6-3, 6-2

Birthdays in Sport

  • Dominik Werling, German footballer, born in Ludwigshafen, Germany
  • Freddie Weinke, American football player, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Ricky Nolasco, American baseball player, born in Corona, California
  • Tuka Rocha, Brazilian racing driver, born in São Paulo, Brazil

Deaths in Sport

  • Jack Badcock, Australian cricketer (7 Tests, 1 century but inconsistent), dies at 68