On This Day

January 1, 1989 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

1st Hopman Cup Tennis, Perth: Helena Suková & Miloslav Mečíř win inaugural event for Czechoslovakia; beat Australian pair Hana Mandlíková & Pat Cash 6-2, 6-4 for 2-0 victory

Tennis Player and Gold Medalist Miloslav Mecir
Tennis Player and Gold Medalist
Miloslav Mecir
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Hana Mandlikova
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Hana Mandlikova
Tennis Player & Wimbledon Champion Pat Cash
Tennis Player & Wimbledon Champion
Pat Cash

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jason Pierre-Paul, American NFL linebacker (Pro Bowl 2011-12; Super Bowl 2011, New York Giants), born in Deerfield Beach, Florida