On This Day

January 3, 1982 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Australian Open Men's Tennis: South African Johan Kriek wins first career Grand Slam title; beats American Steve Denton 6-2, 7-6, 6-7, 6-4

Deaths in Sport

  • Derek Sealy, West Indian cricket batsman (11 Tests; youngest West Indian Test player 17:122), dies at 69