On This Day

January 13, 1985 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 23rd Tennis Fed Cup: Czech beats USA in Nagoya Japan (2-1)
  • 99 year old Otto Bucher from Switzerland becomes oldest man to record a hole-in-one at Spanish GC La Manga's 130-yard 12th hole
  • Blackhawk Doug Wilson failed on 12th penalty shot against Islanders

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John McEnroe repeats previous year's result with a 7–5, 6–0, 6–4 win over Ivan Lendl to claim back-to-back season-ending ATP Masters Grand Prix tennis titles at Madison Square Garden, NYC

Tennis Player John McEnroe
Tennis Player
John McEnroe
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl

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Playing in his 436th career game, Edmonton center Wayne Gretzky scores his 400th career NHL goal and adds 2 assists in a 5-4 Oilers' win over the Sabres in Buffalo

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky